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Cope

French
first third of 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

128.5 cm (50 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4000

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, satin, sateen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White figured satin ground with symmetrical design of central column of flowers and fruit, including pomegranate flanked by slightly serpentine bands of lace-like and floral motifs woven in large part in ground color and red (second weft) and in part brocaded with polychrome silk; orphrey and band of same design on red background; trimmed with gold galloon and fringe; lined in two layers with light neutral yellow linen and red sateen.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whitman Means, in memory of Edward Jackson Holmes