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Chalice Cover (Italy), mid-17th century

This is a Chalice cover. It is dated mid-17th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen and its technique is grid of withdrawn element work with reticella style needle lace, embroidery and bobbin lace trim. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 67 x 49 cm (26 3/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Chalice Cover (Italy), mid-17th century; linen; H x W: 67 x 49 cm (26 3/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-50-131

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