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End of a stole or maniple

Woven of yellow silk and silver gilt; might be called cloth of gold. The design, of which a fruit-like form is the only perfect part, is shown by the difference of the weave. Across one end is a piece of silver and gold gimp. Lined with pink linen.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.303

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes