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Chasuble front

Ecclesiastical costume. Chasuble front. Italy; cut and voided red velvet with a repeating motif of a pomegranate surrounded by floral sprays within lobate compartments; severely worn. Flanders; orphrey strip, two full and one quarter compartment formed by a repeating ornate architectural vault...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian and Flemish (Spanish), 15th and 16th century

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Medium or Technique

Cut and voided silk velvet, floss silk and gold-colored metallic thead embroidery on raised-work, and cotton backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts