Cope with an Orphrey and a Hood

Date: mid-15th–17th century
Culture: Italian (?), Spanish (?), German (?)
Medium: Cope-silk, Lining-linen, cotton weave Orphrey- linen plain weave embroidered with silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen Hood-linen plain weave appliquéd with linen plain weave and embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk
Dimensions: Center back neck to hem: 47 1/2 x 163 1/2 in. (hem circumference) (120.6 x 415.3 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Velvets
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1888

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