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Chasuble, 18th century

This is a Chasuble. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1907. Its medium is silk and metallic embroidery, silk foundation, linen backing, silk lining and its technique is embroidered in couching and satin stitches. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mr. George A. Hearn. It is credited Gift of George A. Hearn.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 102.2 x 65.4 cm (40 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Chasuble, 18th century; silk and metallic embroidery, silk foundation, linen backing, silk lining; H x W: 102.2 x 65.4 cm (40 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.); Gift of George A. Hearn; 1907-14-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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