This is a Chasuble. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk, metallic trim, linen lining and its technique is cut and uncut supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a satin foundation, plain woven lining. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 109.9 × 70.5 cm (43 1/4 × 27 3/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Chasuble (Italy); Previously owned by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt (American, 1830–1912); silk, metallic trim, linen lining; H x W: 109.9 × 70.5 cm (43 1/4 × 27 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt; 1931-4-67