Chasuble

Silk satin, brocaded with chenille and silk; orphrey: silk satin, embroidered with silk and metal-wrapped thread | 121.9 x 73.7cm | Early 18th century

Unknown Artist

Constructed from two different fabrics, this chasuble was probably made and used in Portugal in a Jesuit context. The body of the garment is a Portuguese white silk of the late seventeenth—early eighteenth century brocaded with polychrome silk and ch...
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