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[one of] Two pieces of an orphrey

Rhenish (?)
16th century


Dimensions

38 x 38.5 cm (14 15/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.42a

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered with polychrome silks and silver-gilt threads on linen. Pair of angels, each hold symbols of the Chruch. Their wings, which rise above them, appear to be coming out of their heads. Worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Rowland Burdon-Muller