Orphrey fragment: Noli Me Tangere

Italian
14th–15th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

32.1 x 24 cm (12 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1640

Medium or Technique

Silk satin patterned with silk and metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection