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liturgical chasuble
  • France
  • liturgical chasuble, 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • cloth, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 121.92 x 76.2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 48 x 30 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2097.a
Label Text

White with green backing; embroidery in green, yellow, pink, blue, purple, gold in floral patterns, on white. A chasuble is a sleeveless outer vestments in the form of a wide cloak or mantle that slips over the wearer's head and remains open at the sides; worn over the alb and stole by the celebrant at Mass.