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Chasuble front

Flame stitch embroidery. Motives divided into three strips longitudinally. Center strip contains a lozenge motif; the outer strips a jagged chevron motif. Polychrome silk yarns on a linen ground. Condition fair.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (?), 18th century

Object Place

Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen ground


Textiles and Fashion Arts