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Fragment of an Orphrey

Date:
13th century
Culture:
British
Medium:
Linen ground, worked in colored silks and gold thread
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/4 x 5 3/4in. (23.5 x 14.6cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.77
Not on view
Emile Pares, Paris (until 1917)
Christie, A.G.I. English Mediaeval Embroidery: a brief survey of English embroidery dating from the beginning of the 10th century until the end of the 14th. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938. fig. LVIII B.



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