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Embroidered chasuble

Embroidered chasuble in two parts, corded cream colored silk ground, design of large flowers and leaves worked with several shades of pinkish-orange, violet, blue, green, yellow, and black silk, and tarnished silver and gold thread, near the bottom armorial shield in relief surmounted by a royal...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Newbold

Italian, Early 18th century

Object Place



73 x 130 cm (28 3/4 x 51 3/16 in.) 63 x 75 cm (24 13/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts