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Orphrey

Date:
15th century
Geography:
Made in Cologne, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Silk and metal thread on linen
Dimensions:
H" 40 3/4" W: 5 9/16" (103.5 x 14.1cm) W/ plexiglass box: 42 1/4" x 7 1/4"
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1953
Accession Number:
53.35.3
Not on view
Inscription: (embroidered [?] at top) pater i man cometo spiu
(Father, into Thy hands I commend my spirit)

(center) o crux ave spes unica
(Oh, cross! all hail our only hope!)

(bottom) s nycolaus
(St. Nicholas)
Leopold Iklé, St. Gall, Switzerland
Rorimer, James J. "Acquisitions for the Cloisters." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 11, no. 10 (June 1953). p. 276.



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