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Orphrey

Italian
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.5 x 31.5 cm (3 3/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.774

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woven with red and yellow silk, and linen thread, wound with gilded gold beaters’ skin (Cyprian gold). Only a small part of the IHS and the Cherubim show. Like 96.473, 96.447a and b, but smaller in scale than the latter.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection