Orphrey fragment: Noli Me Tangere
Object Place: Italy
32.1 x 24 cm (12 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin patterned with silk and metallic threads
Not On View
The ground is faded orange satin. The design, which consists of a repetition of the scene in the garden when Christ appears to Mary Magdalene, is woven with linen thread wound with gilded gold-beaters skin; the faces and hands are woven with white silk and the ground with green silk.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection