Winning Bid: $1,400
17th Century Italian Ecclesiastic Chasuble, Virgin Mary and Franciscan Saints:
Embroidered metal thread on silk and velvet. Embroidered orphreys depicting the Virgin Mary and Franciscan Saints.
Artist: School, Italian
Issued: 17th century
Dimensions: 28.5″W x 45.25″H
Country of Origin: Italy
Provenance: John and Johanna Bass Collection before December 1965; on loan in Bass Museum 11 December 1965; Bass Museum of Art after 1979. Authority: Paintings and Textiles of the Bass Museum of Art. Ed. Margarita Russell (1990).
Age related wear.