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Pioneta (chalice veil)
  • Italy
  • Pioneta (chalice veil), 1600s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • silk, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 25.25 x 24.75 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 15/16 x 9 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2816

Chalice veil of beige silk embroidered with shades of blues, greens, and pink silks in floral patterns. It has gold thread embroidery along the edges. Metallic threads couched in the center radiating cross.