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Chalice veil
Description: 

Chalice veil with red floral motifs on cream and metal ground; light yellow border; lined and interlined

Place of fabrication: 
Italy
Date Period: 
17th century
Materials: 
Silk, metal thread, linen
Technique: 
Weaving: cut voided ciselé velvet with brocaded ground; passementerie
Dimensions: 
57 x 52
Condition: 
Fair-good: loss of metal thread, some edge areas loose
Notes: 
Original green silk lining covered with brown cotton
Provenance: 
By purchase