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Dalmatic

The ground is woven with pale pink and white silk and strips of silver gilt. The design of roses is woven with gold thread and arranged to suggest connecting undulating vines. Much of the white silk and gold has worn off. Trimmed with gold gimp and lined with deep crimson silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian or French,

Accession Number

00.621

Medium or Technique

Fabrics: brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes