Skip to Content

Open today 10–11 a.m. members | 11 a.m.–6 p.m. public. Learn more.

The Stafford Chasuble

A work made of silk, broken warp chevron twill weave, cut solid velvet; appliquéd with silk, satin weave; embroidered with gilt-metal strips and purl, gilt-metal-wire-wrapped linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work and couching; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, bobbin straight lace.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of silk, broken warp chevron twill weave, cut solid velvet; appliquéd with silk, satin weave; embroidered with gilt-metal strips and purl, gilt-metal-wire-wrapped linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work and couching; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, bobbin straight lace.

Date:

1620/40 (appliquéd late 17th century)

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

The Stafford Chasuble

Origin

England

Date

Made 1620–1640

Medium

Silk, broken warp chevron twill weave, cut solid velvet; appliquéd with silk, satin weave; embroidered with gilt-metal strips and purl, gilt-metal-wire-wrapped linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work and couching; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, bobbin straight lace

Dimensions

129 × 72.5 cm (50 3/4 × 28 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hixon Glore in memory of Robert Hixon Glore, Jr.

Reference Number

1993.224

IIIF Manifest  The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) represents a set of open standards that enables rich access to digital media from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions around the world.

Learn more.

https://api.artic.edu/api/v1/artworks/122141/manifest.json

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share