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Miter with case

Object Number: 
917ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silk, metal, cotton
Dimensions: 
overall (case): 16 1/2 x 13 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 41.9 x 35.2 x 1.3 cm ) overall (miter): 33 x 13 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 83.8 x
Description: 
Gold satin quilted miter case lined with cotton batting, containing gold miter with two sashes at the back, red on one side and gold on the other, trimmed at the ends with passementerie.
Gallery Label: 
Archbishop Robert Seton (1839-1927) was the grandson of Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (1774-1821), founder of the American Sisters of Charity. He spent most of his ecclesiastic career as chaplain to St Elizabeth's convent near Madison, New Jersey.Archbishop Robert Seton (1839-1927) was the grandson of Elizabeth Ann Bayeley Seton (17
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Archbishop Robert Seton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group