Chalice Cover

A work made of silk, warp-faced plain weave; embroidered in silk floss, metal strip wrapped on silk core, metal strip; two-ply metal threads twisted; laid work, couched, couching, stem, outline. bobbin made lace in metal thread.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-faced plain weave; embroidered in silk floss, metal strip wrapped on silk core, metal strip; two-ply metal threads twisted; laid work, couched, couching, stem, outline. bobbin made lace in metal thread.

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Spain

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Title

Chalice Cover

Origin

Spain

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Silk, warp-faced plain weave; embroidered in silk floss, metal strip wrapped on silk core, metal strip; two-ply metal threads twisted; laid work, couched, couching, stem, outline. bobbin made lace in metal thread

Dimensions

69.2 × 68.6 cm (27 1/2 × 27 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. Ogden Armour

Reference Number

1929.287

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