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Cope


Dimensions

130 cm (51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.381

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cope with self orphrey band and hood. Yellow silk rep broacaded with polychrom silk, gilt-silver and silver yarns. Symmetrical design of floral sprays and meandering vegetative and bow motifs. Trimmed with read and silver gimp. Hood attached by 4 frogs, edged with gilt-silver fringe, large tassel, at base. Green wool lining with brocaded repeating sprig motif (prob. 19th C.). Condition: metallic yearns worn, abraided and missing in places (esp. on orphey band)

Credit Line

Gift of the Society of St. John the Evangelist