Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • France
  • chasuble, mid 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • silk, cotton, brocade
  • Gift of Cooper Union Museum of Art, NY
  • Not on display
  • 1949.0028.02

Chasuble, taupe-colored with floral silk brocade. It has a compound weave. There are floral and bird patterns and a scalloped narrow edge of gold metallic thread. Colors include yellow, green, orange and white on a faded fiddle-back shape ground.