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Part of an orphrey

Italian
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 68 x 19 cm (26 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22.360

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The design consists of a repetition of a figure of the Virgin in an oval frame woven with yellow silk and gold thread and outlined with red; the ground is woven with red silk, on which are arabesques woven with yellowish and gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection