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Dalmatic

A work made of silk, satin damask weave; edged with braid of silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with two-color complementary warp weave; and fringe of silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with paired warps and extended ground weft fringe; ribbons: silk, plain weave; tassels: silk, linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, oblique interlacing and interknotting (macramé) in flat knots over silk fringe and paper core.
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  • A work made of silk, satin damask weave; edged with braid of silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with two-color complementary warp weave; and fringe of silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with paired warps and extended ground weft fringe; ribbons: silk, plain weave; tassels: silk, linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, oblique interlacing and interknotting (macramé) in flat knots over silk fringe and paper core.

Date:

1675/1700

Artist:

Probably Italy

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Dalmatic

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1675–1700

Medium

Silk, satin damask weave; edged with braid of silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with two-color complementary warp weave; and fringe of silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with paired warps and extended ground weft fringe; ribbons: silk, plain weave; tassels: silk, linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, oblique interlacing and interknotting (macramé) in flat knots over silk fringe and paper core

Dimensions

115.9 × 139.6 cm (45 5/8 × 55 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Laurance H. Armour, Jr. and Margot B. Armour Family Foundation

Reference Number

1978.103

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