About This Artwork

Italy

Front and Back from Chasuble, 17th century

Silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet; edged with silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and extended ground weft uncut fringe
a: 97.3 x 67.7 cm (38 1/4 x 26 5/8 in.)
b: 79.7 x 67.3 cm (29 3/4 x 26 1/2 in.)
Repeat: 6.2 x 6 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1932.859a-b




View mobile website