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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Fragment, 17th century

type: Fragment

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Fragment from a chasuble. Strapwork containing spaces filled with flowering urns alternate with flowering plants. The interstices of the strapwork have an oval space with the letter 'M' on a checkerboard background. Leaf shapes on the strapwork contain snakes and salamanders. Yellow, ivory and reddish purple.

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Donor
John Pierpont Morgan

Department

Textiles

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