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Vestments

Vestments

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brocaded silk damask

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr V. Benguiat

  • Museum number:

    742&A-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Stole and maniple of brocaded silk damask, woven in red silk and silver-gilt thread. Pattern of lopped wavy branches, floral devices and leafy stems on which birds are perched. Striped lining and trimming of grey and white silk. Crosses in black braid have been applied to the back of the ends of the stole and maniple and the middle of the stole.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brocaded silk damask

Object history note

Belonging to the same set of vestments as the chasuble, No. 935-1901.

Registered File number 88978/1902, 19275/1902, 21201/1902.

Descriptive line

Stole and maniple, woven silk and gold, Italy, 15th century.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Brocading; Damask weaving

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Birds

Categories

Ecclesiastical textiles; Clothing; Religion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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