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Vestments

  • Place of origin:

    Lyon (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1906 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maison Henri Bellicard (weaver)
    Maison Henri Bellicard (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk woven in silver and gold thread, lined with silk, and gold braid

  • Credit Line:

    Given by La Retraite

  • Museum number:

    T.96, B&C-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vestments consisting of a chasuble, maniple and stole jacquard woven in red silk and metal thread in a twill pattern.

Place of Origin

Lyon (made)

Date

ca. 1906 (made)

Artist/maker

Maison Henri Bellicard (weaver)
Maison Henri Bellicard (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk woven in silver and gold thread, lined with silk, and gold braid

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/991. Part of a set of vestments and altar pieces T.96 to D-1986.

Historical context note

The Musée des Tissus Lyon has a chasuble with identical pattern on the back.

Descriptive line

Vestments consisting of a chasuble, maniple and stole, possibly designed and woven by Maison Henri Bellicard, Lyon, ca. 1906.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Mayer-Thurman, Christa Charlotte. Raiment for the Lord's Service: A Thousand Years of Western Vestments. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1975.

Materials

Silk (textile); Gold thread; Silver thread

Techniques

Jacquard weaving; Braided; Lined; Twill

Subjects depicted

Mandorlas; Fleur de lys; Flowers; Seraphim; Cherubim; Musical instruments; Angels

Categories

Clothing; Religion; Ecclesiastical textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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