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Chasuble with orphrey cross grey/green on red
Chasuble with orphrey cross grey/green on red
Date:
late 15th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cut And Voided Velvet, Linen; Silk, Gold And Silver Threads
Dimensions:
125.7 x 60.3 cm (49 1/2 x 23 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
51.35.1
Acquisition Date:
1951-11-20
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Herbert Fleishhacker

Exhibition History:

Embroidered for the Church, 1989-91(2 rotations)
CPLH rotation, 1996

Red silk cut and voided velvet in a pomegranate ferronerie design. Orphrey cross of linen with gold and silver threads, couched with red silk. Figures are the Crucified Christ, the Virgin, and St. John at the foot of the cross, God the father, Holy Spirit, and a blank inscription above, as well as the tools of the crucifixion.

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