Dalmatic and Humeral Veil

A work made of silk, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal strips and purl, and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching, and french knots; gilt-metal spangles; edged with appliquéd linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt-metal strips and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work, couching, and padded couching; lined with linen, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal strips and purl, and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching, and french knots; gilt-metal spangles; edged with appliquéd linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt-metal strips and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work, couching, and padded couching; lined with linen, plain weave.

Date:

1675/1725

Artist:

Bavaria, Austria, Spain, or Mexico

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Title

Dalmatic and Humeral Veil

Origin

Bayern

Date

1675–1725

Medium

Silk, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal strips and purl, and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching, and French knots; gilt-metal spangles; edged with appliquéd linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt-metal strips and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work, couching, and padded couching; lined with linen, plain weave

Dimensions

a: 116.6 × 151 cm (45 7/8 × 59 3/8 in.) b: 241.2 × 50.5 cm (95 × 19 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1973.654a-b

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