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Chasuble front

Chasuble half. Compound weaving, silk and gilt-membrane yarns with pattern of small squares enclosing animals and birds. Ophrey with silk and metallic yarns embroidered on linen with four full length figures (one bishop, four with haloes) and two torsos and lower half of another figure. ...

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Charles Potter Kling Fund

Italian, 14th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts