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Part of chasuble; made of two pieces, seamed

Dark yellow-green cut pile and uncut loops in two heights. All-over pattern, in cut pile, shows eagles facing right or left alternating with crowns; interspaces contain tiny sprigs. One long edge turned under. A few stains. Frayed edges.

Provenance

1952, Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1952, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $250. (Accession Date: November 13, 1952)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Italian, Around 1600

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

52.1540

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes