Chasuble

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching; lined with silk, plain weave; underlining with linen, plain weave; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, bobbin lace.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching; lined with silk, plain weave; underlining with linen, plain weave; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, bobbin lace.

Date:

1740/50

Artist:

Italy, Piemonte

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Title

Chasuble

Origin

Italy

Date

1740–1750

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching; lined with silk, plain weave; underlining with linen, plain weave; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, bobbin lace

Dimensions

108.3 x 66.5 cm (42 5/8 x 26 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1982.201

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