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Orphrey

Italian
15th–16th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 25 x 8.5 cm (9 13/16 x 3 3/8 in.) Height x width (b): 9 7/16 x 3 1/8 in. (24 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

93.779a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Soliders guarding the tomb. Woven with red and yellow silk and linen thread, wound with gilded gold beaters’ skin (Cyprian gold).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection