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Cope

Italian
early 18th century


Dimensions

139 x 292 cm (54 3/4 x 114 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.92 x 1.39

Accession Number

30.177

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white silk with a partly visible pattern of flowers in the weft. Design: symmetrical jars of flowers surmounted by canopies, and flanked by bunches of conventionalized flowers, woven (lancé) with pink green, pinkish violet, blue, yellow and black silks and metal thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk, broché). Hood and orphreys of the same, trimmed with gold braid.

Credit Line

Gift of E. Royall Tyler