Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Adoration of the Magi

Date:
late 14th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Linen and cotton plain weave underlaid with linen plain weave and embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in bullion, split, and stem stitches, laid work, couching, and couching padded with cotton (couched with linen). Underdrawing and wash in sepia ink. Edging: hemp plain weave
Dimensions:
11 7/8 x 17 5/16 in. (30.1 x 44cm) edging width: 5/16 - 5/8 in. (0.8 - 1.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Ecclesiastical
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1781
Not on view
Leopold Iklé, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland; [Gebrueder Bernheimer, Munich]. Acquired by Philip Lehman through Bernheimer in September 1930.
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