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Cope

Date:
ca. 1438
Geography:
Made in Burgos, Castile-León, Spain
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Silk, metal thread
Dimensions:
Overall: 56 1/2 × 112 in. (143.5 × 284.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Costumes-Ecclesiastical
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1953
Accession Number:
53.22a, b
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 14
From the Treasury of Burgos Cathedral, Spain; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York] ; [ Paula de Koenigsberg, New York and Buenos Aires (sold 1953)]
Llacayo, Augusto. Burgos, Catedral, Cartuja, Huelga: Monumentos Religiosos, Artísticos, é Históricos. Burgos: D.T. Arnaiz, 1886. p. 47, 85, ill.

Amador de los Ríos, Rodrigo, and Calle de Pallars (Salon de San Juan). Burgos. España, sus monumentos y artes, su naturaleza e historia ; 21. Barcelona, 1888. p. 533, 539, ill. p. 539.

Municio, Angel. "Prólogo del Excmo. Sr. D. Marceliano Santa María." La catedral de Burgos; guía histórico-descriptiva. (1928). p. 2, pp. 53-55, p. 76.

Mata, Téofilo López. La provincia de Burgos en sus aspectos geográfico, histórico y artístico. Burgos: Excma. Diputación Provincial, 194-(?). p. 84.

The Notable Art Collection belonging to the Estate of the Late Joseph Brummer. New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, April 20–23, 1949. no. 534, p. 134, ill. p. 135.

Mata, Téofilo López. La catedral de Burgos, Memoria nuestra, 5 (1950). p. 354.

Exposición de obras maestras siglos XII al XVII: Coleccion Paula de Koenigsberg. Buenos Aires: Museo Municipal de Arte Hispano Americano, 1951. no. 125, p. 26, pl. LXXIVb.

Rorimer, James J. "Acquisitions for the Cloisters." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 11, no. 10 (June 1953). p. 276.

Hayward, Jane. "Sacred Vestments as They Developed in the Middle Ages." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 29, no. 7 (March 1971). p. 309, fig. 18, ill. p. 309.

Husband, Timothy B. "Ecclesiastical Vestments of the Middle Ages." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 29, no. 7 (March 1971). p. 290, fig. 9.



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