Dalmatic

A work made of silk, plain weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and silvered-metal wire facing wefts; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal purl and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in brick, overcast and split stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching and french knots; edged with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and extended ground weft cut fringe.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and silvered-metal wire facing wefts; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal purl and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in brick, overcast and split stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching and french knots; edged with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and extended ground weft cut fringe.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Spain or Italy

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Title

Dalmatic

Origin

Spain

Date

1601–1700

Medium

Silk, plain weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and silvered-metal wire facing wefts; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal purl and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in brick, overcast and split stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching and French knots; edged with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and extended ground weft cut fringe

Dimensions

118.2 x 127.7 cm (46 1/2 x 50 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Don H. Reuben

Reference Number

1978.9

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