Chasuble Back with an Orphrey

Date: 15th century
Culture: Italian, Spanish, or Turkish; German
Medium: Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk plain weave, brocaded with gilt metal thread. Binding tape: cotton plain weave Lining: linen plain weave, glazed Orphrey Cross: linen plain weave appliqué with silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, wool, and hemp.
Dimensions: 38 1/2 x 24 3/4 (97.8 x 62.9 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Ecclesiastical
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1851B

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