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Half of a chasuble

The white silk ground was originally covered with narrow strips of silver. The design of indistinct stripes of conventional flowers and fern-like leaves, is woven with white, blue, pink, violet and green silk, and gold and silver. Lined with white silk, which was probably pink originally. ...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Sarah Wyman Whitman

Probably Italian or French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts