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The Annunciation

Date:
ca. 1500
Culture:
Italian, probably Florence
Medium:
Woven silk and linen
Dimensions:
26 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (66.7 × 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.62.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 500
Orphrey bands were intended to decorated priests’ chasubles or copes. Woven orphreys with figural designs were made as a less expensive alternative to embroidery from the late 14th century into the 16th century.
Vitall Benguiat (until 1914)
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