Chasuble Showing the Arms of France

A work made of linen and wool, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming solid cut and uncut velvet; stamped; (known as velours de trek); edged with linen, warp-faced plain weave with extended ground weft uncut fringe off one side; lined with linen, plain weave; glazed.
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  • A work made of linen and wool, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming solid cut and uncut velvet; stamped; (known as velours de trek); edged with linen, warp-faced plain weave with extended ground weft uncut fringe off one side; lined with linen, plain weave; glazed.

Date:

16th century

Artist:

Flanders, France or Spain

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Title

Chasuble Showing the Arms of France

Origin

Flanders

Date

1501–1600

Medium

Linen and wool, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming solid cut and uncut velvet; stamped; (known as velours de trek); edged with linen, warp-faced plain weave with extended ground weft uncut fringe off one side; lined with linen, plain weave; glazed

Inscriptions

Inscription: Pietate (with piety) Justitia (with justice)

Dimensions

128.5 × 70.2 cm (50 5/8 × 27 5/8 in.) Warp repeat: 52.2 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1978.394

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