Chalice Cover or Portion of a Burse

A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered in silk floss and gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in satin stitches, french knots; attached metal pailllettes; lining: silk, plain weave; backing: linen, plain weave; paper cor e in braid; bound edges.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered in silk floss and gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in satin stitches, french knots; attached metal pailllettes; lining: silk, plain weave; backing: linen, plain weave; paper cor e in braid; bound edges.

Date:

1675/1725

Artist:

Italy or Spain

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Title

Chalice Cover or Portion of a Burse

Origin

Italy

Date

1675–1725

Medium

Silk, plain weave; embroidered in silk floss and gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in satin stitches, French knots; attached metal pailllettes; lining: silk, plain weave; backing: linen, plain weave; paper cor e in braid; bound edges

Dimensions

24.5 x 23.7 cm (9 5/8 x 9 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Martha Borland Willis in memory of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1982.15

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