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Chasuble with self orphrey

Ecclesiastical Costume/Damask. a: Chasuble with self orphrey. b: Maniple. a: White silk damask with a lattice pattern of ornate bands intersecting in medallions bearing alternately the Greek monogram for Jesus, "IHS," and the letter "M." In the interstices a cross with fleur-de-lis terminals...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 19th century

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Silk damask with figured silk appliqe, and cotton backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts