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Orphrey

Italian
15th–16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 15.5 cm (5 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.778

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

“The Annunciation”. Red satin ground, with the design woven of green, blue and white silk, and linen thread, wound with gilded gold beaters’ skin (Cyprian gold); between the Virgin and the Angel Gabriel is a lily growing out of a vase, a dove descending from above.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection