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End of a stole or maniple

Ribbed ground of red silk, with the design of red satin and gold thread. The gold thread was made by winding yellow silk with silver gilt. Around the end is a piece of gold gimp, above this a cross made of yellow and gold gimp. Lined with green silk.


Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian or French, Late 17th–early 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts