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Cope with an Orphrey and a Hood

Date:
15th–16th century
Culture:
Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish
Medium:
Cope: silk warp-float faced 4/1 satin weave with linen plain weave lining. Orphrey: linen plain weave with silk and gilt- and silvered- metal strip wrapped silk in satin and split stitches, laid work, couching, and padded couching. Fringe: silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk. Lining: cotton plain weave. Hood: linen plain weave embroidered with silk, gilt- and silvered- metal-strip-wrapped silk, and silvered-metal strips and coils , couching and couching padded with hemp; metal spangles. Fringe: silk plain weave. Lining: linen plain weave.
Dimensions:
56 x 185 in. (circumference of hem) (142.2 x 469.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Ecclesiastical
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1842
Not on view
Robert Lehman, New York
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