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Cope with hood

French (?)
First half 18th century (?)


Object Place: France?

Dimensions

109 cm (42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2431

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cope with hood, made from fragments. Satin weave silk ground with large semi- “bizarre” curling leaves, branches and various blossoms in supplemental metallic yarn patterning wefts. Orphrey defined by, hood edged with, and some seams covered by a metallic yarn tape. Morse fastened to both sides by crude stitching. Badly worn. Possibly made for theatrical use.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection