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Cope

Italian
Late 16th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

133.5 x 295.5 cm (52 9/16 x 116 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2579

Medium or Technique

Linen, velvet; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark red cut and uncut velvet; large-scale symmetrical pomegranate arrangement enclosed in oval with framing band of pomegranate motives; symmetrical pomegranates in interspaces; hood and orphrey of same velvet outlined with band of conventionalized vine embroidery in gold, and gold and red galloon; lined with light pink linen.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund