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Chasuble

Date:
first quarter 15th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Silk, metal, linen
Dimensions:
Length at CB: 53 1/2 in. (135.9 cm)
Classifications:
Textiles-Embroidered, Textiles-Woven, Textiles-Ecclesiastical
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of the Rembrandt Club, 1911
Accession Number:
2009.300.2951
Not on view
Part of a collection that was purchased from Duveen Brothers, pre-eminent art dealers of the early 20th century, this chasuble is the oldest example from that collection. Despite its age and poor condition, the imagery is still very readable and provides a good document of the artistic style of the early 15th century.
The Rembrandt Club (until 1911; to Brooklyn Museum) ; Brooklyn Museum , New York (until 2009; to MMA)
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