Chasuble Front with an Orphrey Band

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 Front Orphrey band: silk, linen, and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen
Dimensions: 33 1/8 x 21 1/4 in. (84.1 x 54 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Ecclesiastical
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1851A

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