Miter with case

Miter with case
Miter with case
Title
Miter with case
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Silk, glass, metal
Dimensions 
overall (case): 16 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 1 in. ( 41.3 x 34.3 x 2.5 cm ) overall (miter): 32 x 13 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 81.3 x 33
Description 
White silk miter in gold quilted silk case lined with cotton batting; the hat has a pointed top, both sides are decorated with metallic appliqué and colored glass gems, the back of the hat has two red sashes hanging down decorated with metallic embroidery on one side and trimmed at the ends with metallic passementerie.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Archbishop Robert Seton
Object Number 
916ab
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group