Italian - Chasuble, about 1725-1750


Chasuble with Floral Design, about 1725-1750

Silk fancy compound cloth brocaded with silk threads, 108 x 68.6 cm (42 1/2 x 27 in.) overall


Object details

Accession number


Object Case

Viola d'amore Case


Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection at an unknown date.

Dimension Notes

Length at back 3' 2", W. 2' 3" (.97 x .69 cm.). L: 41 1/2" W (F): 23" W (B): 27 1/2"


Adolph S. Cavallo. Textiles: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1986), p. 212, no. 203. (as Italian or French, dated 1725-1750)

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