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Orphrey

Italian
16th century


Accession Number

96.477a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woven with red, green and yellow, and linen thread, wound with gilded gold beaters’ skin (Cyprian gold). In the middle “IHS”, around it four Cherubim. Pieced. Like 93.774, 96.473, but larger in scale.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection