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Cope

French (Lyon)
about 1760–65


Object Place: Lyon, France

Dimensions

280.67 x 135.89 cm (110 1/2 x 53 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1987.341

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecclesiastical costume. Louis XV style: Meadering branches and floral sprays brocaded and lancé in polychrome silk and gold and silver metallic threads (lamé and filé) on cream colored silk taffeta damassé ground. Two repeats in the width. Condition: Fair; abrasion of metallic threads and staining.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Natalie Brown (née Dresser), Mrs. John Nicholas Brown, Senior