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.
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  • 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

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Title

The Stafford Chasuble

Origin

England

Date

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

Restricted gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hixon Glore in memory of Robert Hixon Glore, Jr.

Reference Number

1993.224

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