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one of two stole fragments
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • one of two stole fragments, date unknown
  • Where object was made: country unknown
  • silk, linen, metallic thread
  • Object Length/Width: b. 198.1 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: b. 78 x 2 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2563.b
Description

a. Liturgical towel remnant; silk damask, white ground with woven brocade, gold and silver metallic threads; pomegranate-like motif. Gold trimmed edges. Dyed blue linen backing, faded.

b. Pieced, oblong strip of the towel above (a.) Gold cross embroidered at center.