Italian - Chasuble, about 1725-1750

Italian

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

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Object details

Accession number

T1e13

Object Case

Viola d'amore Case

Provenance

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"

Bibliography

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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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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