Fragment of a Chasuble Orphrey Cross Band

Fragment of a Chasuble Orphrey Cross Band


Tablet weave; gold metallic thread and silk

Overall: 16.5 x 17.1 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)

Gift of Dr. C. S. Reber 1931.444



This fragment shows four small gold birds outlined in white and enclosed in a compartment formed by a white band decorated with small diamonds in gold. White lines with squares at the end containing small gold diamonds project from band at intervals. Along the top and bottom of the piece is a guilloche band. Interlaced lines are gold with salmon outlines on gold ground.

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