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Chasuble (matches stole .2)
Chasuble (matches stole .2)
Date:
early 16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Polychrome Silk Gold Metal Threads On Linen, Embroidery
Dimensions:
116.8 x 71.1 cm (46 x 28 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
52822.1
Acquisition Date:
1914-01-26
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Hilda R. Nutall in memory of Magdalena Nuttall

Complete chausble made from linen embroidered in polychrome silk and metal threads and lined in green . The embroidery, which features carnations and tulips as well as other floral elements, appears to be paritally inspired by an Ottoman or Greek Island embroider. Worked in red, pink, orange, yellow, blue, pale blue, green . DMott-12/03
Verso shows Christ in the center with Mary and St. Joseph on either side and the Holy Spirit above. Fills of flowers similar to the front, but much smaller and neater. See remarks.