Requires Photography

Cope

French (?)
mid-18th century


Object Place: France (?)

Dimensions

140 x 276 cm (55 1/8 x 108 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.718

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cope with self orphrey, hood amd morse. Repeating vertical meandering lines of naturalistic polychrome flowers with thin leafy stalks on a yellow ground with complementing leaf and pomegranate motives. Hood and ophrey bordered with tape bearing a repeating shamrock motif. Morse has a dissimilar polychrome floral design. Yellow, white and green tassels around hood. Silk yarns. Pierced; soiled, stained and worn in spots.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection