Chasuble with Orphrey Bands

A work made of silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts and brocading wefts; orphrey bands: silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk and cotton in satin, split, raised stem, and stem stitches; couching; edged with woven fringe.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts and brocading wefts; orphrey bands: silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk and cotton in satin, split, raised stem, and stem stitches; couching; edged with woven fringe.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Spain

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Title

Chasuble with Orphrey Bands

Origin

Spain

Date

1601–1700

Medium

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts and brocading wefts; orphrey bands: silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk and cotton in satin, split, raised stem, and stem stitches; couching; edged with woven fringe

Dimensions

120.5 × 63.2 cm (47 1/2 × 24 7/8 in.) Repeat: 15.4 × 7 cm (6 1/8 × 2 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1891.13

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