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Orphrey: The Resurrection

Italian
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 40.5 x 18 cm (15 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.566

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Orphrey. Rose-colored ground, with a design of conventional foliage, forming a lunette in which is the figure of Christ, rising from the tomb, woven with yellow silk. This piece is so fresh in color that it may possibly be a later reproduction of an old design.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection