Chasuble

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 's' twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; orphrey: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin, split, stem and straight stitches; couching; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen diamond twill and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk plain weave tapes.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 's' twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; orphrey: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin, split, stem and straight stitches; couching; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen diamond twill and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk plain weave tapes.

Date:

16th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Chasuble

Origin

Italy

Date

1501–1600

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'S' twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; Orphrey: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin, split, stem and straight stitches; couching; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen diamond twill and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk plain weave tapes

Dimensions

129.6 x 69.4 cm (51 x 27 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1911.326

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