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Orphrey St. Peter

Italian
Late 15th–16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 50.5 x 21.5 cm (19 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.612

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground faded pink; the design, of conventional foliage encloses a lunette, in which is a three-quarter figure of St. Peter, holding a key. Woven with yellow silk and linen thread wound with gilded gold beaters’ skin (Cyprian gold).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection