Chasuble (Back Only)

A work made of silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 2:1 twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pilesilk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pilesilk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pile.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 2:1 twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pilesilk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pilesilk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pile.

Date:

16th century

Artist:

Italy or Spain

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Title

Chasuble (Back Only)

Origin

Italy

Date

1501–1600

Medium

Silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 2:1 twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pileSilk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pileSilk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, twill weave with gilt-metal wire supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loop pile

Dimensions

94.5 x 44.4 cm (37 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1911.356

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