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Orphrey

Italian
Late 15th–16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 19 cm (6 11/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.371

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Faded pink ground; design of conventional foliage, enclosing a lunette, in which is a figure of Christ rising from the tomb; woven in yellow silk and white linen thread wound with gilded gold beater’s skin (Cyprian gold).

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales