Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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liturgical stole
  • France
  • liturgical stole, 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • cloth, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 243.84 x 7.62 cm
    Object Length/Width: 96 x 3 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2097.c
Label Text

White with green backing; embroidery in green, yellow, pink, blue, purple, gold in floral patterns, on white. A stole is an ecclesiastical vestments worn by bishops and priests consisting of a long narrow cloth band worn around the neck and falling from the shoulders.