Chasuble

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet; orphrey: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps; edged with gilt-metal strip and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen, plain weaves self-patterned by main warp floats.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet; orphrey: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps; edged with gilt-metal strip and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen, plain weaves self-patterned by main warp floats.

Date:

1475/1500

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Chasuble

Origin

Italy

Date

1475–1500

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet; Orphrey: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps; edged with gilt-metal strip and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen, plain weaves self-patterned by main warp floats

Dimensions

97 x 73 cm (38 1/4 x 28 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Honore Palmer

Reference Number

1937.775

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