Dalmatic

A work made of silk, weft-ribbed plain weave with silvered-metal strip supplementary facing wefts; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt-metal purl, and gilt-metal strips in split stitches; couching and padded couching.
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  • A work made of silk, weft-ribbed plain weave with silvered-metal strip supplementary facing wefts; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt-metal purl, and gilt-metal strips in split stitches; couching and padded couching.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Dalmatic

Origin

Italy

Date

1701–1800

Medium

Silk, weft-ribbed plain weave with silvered-metal strip supplementary facing wefts; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt-metal purl, and gilt-metal strips in split stitches; couching and padded couching

Dimensions

100.6 x 124.1 cm (39 5/8 x 48 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert D. Graff

Reference Number

1961.550

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