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Cope

Italian or Spanish
Early 17th century


Object Place: Italy or Spain

Dimensions

278.4 cm (109 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.1306

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light olive-green cut and uncut figured velvet on gold-colored tabby ground. All-over design of diamond-shaped compartments formed by knotted cords; in each compartment, a symmetrical spray of five conventionalized flowers. Edges of cape and hood trimmed with gold galloon; three embroidered gold bosses at top of hood and gold fringe along its sides and pointed bottom. Condition fair; some gray stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Gino Lorenzo Perera