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Christian Textile

Religious Art, Christianity, Textile

Works of Art (10)

Altar Frontal, late 14th century, German, Silk on linen (69.106)
Altarcloth (detail), second half of 14th century, German; From the convent of Altenberg, Linen embroidered with satin, chain, chevron, and Romanian stitches (29.87)
Batrashil, Mamluk period (1250–1517), 1336, Syria, Silk backed with heavy linen (14.137)
Chasuble, 18th century, Italian (probably Sicily), Silk and metal thread (1984.462.1)
Chasuble, ca. 1330–1350, English, Silk and silver-gilt thread and colored silks in underside couching, split stitch, laid-and-couched work, and raised work, with pearls on velvet (27.162.1)
Cope, early 17th century, Iran, Silk, metal thread (49.32.71)
Embroidered panel, ca. 1800, Morocco, Linen, silk (1970.272)
Embroidery with the Annunciation, mid-15th century, Netherlandish, Silk and metallic threads on linen (1990.330)
Panel from an Altar Frontal: The Flagellation, mid-14th century, Italian; Made in Florence, Silk and metallic threads on linen (64.27.18)
Stole with Images of the Martyrdom of Saint Catherine, ca. 1200, German (Rhineland) or English, Red silk, linen underlay, crimson silk tabby, metal threads (strips of gold and silver leaf wrapped on linen thread) (64.101.1382)