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Chasuble
Chasuble
Date:
1747–1758
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Wool, Silk, Gold, Silver; Tapestry Weave
Dimensions:
109.2 x 88.9 cm (43 x 35 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1934.3.256
Acquisition Date:
1934-06-07
Credit Line:

Gift of Archer M. Huntington

Exhibition History:

Loan to Art Institute of Chicago, Rainment for the Lord's Service, a Thousand Years of Western Vestments, 11/15/75 - 1/18/76
Five Centuries of Tapestry, 1976-1977
"Zaluski Chasuble", 1987 (Pope John Paul II visited SF at this time)

Tapestry-woven chasuble showing scenes from the life and martyrdom of Saint Stanislaus, 11th c. bishop of Krakow and patron saint of Poland. Latin inscriptions :
- Front center- Intra nos geminus expectantes redemptio: Corporis nostri Ezec.
"...we...groan within ourselves, waiting for..the redemption of our body" Ezec is an incorrect reference, as the scripture is from Romans 8:23.
- Back upper left-Ut diligatis et serviates ei in toto corde Deut.11 "...to love...and to serve him with all our heart..."(Deut.11:13)
- Back upper right-Ego ecce in manibus vestris sum. Jerem:26 " behold, I am your hand..."(Jer. 26:14)
- Back lower left-Vestigio ejus secutus est pes meus, viam ejus custodiui. Job 23 "My foot hath held his steps, his way have I kept..."(Job 23:11)
- Back lower right-Et ipse est caput corporis ecclesia. Ad Tess.1 "And he is the head of the body, the church..."(Col. 1:18)
- Back center-Nunc posuit deus membra in corpore sicut voluit. Ad.Cor. 12
"...now hath God set the members...in the body, as it has pleased him" (1 Cor. 12:18)
Yellow, green, orange, and blue floral pattern with birds, metallic galloon.
ecclesiastical costume. Dedication to Zaluskie woven into front hem border.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Mug
Mug (ca. 1730)
Sash
Sash (18th century)
Sash
Sash (18th century)