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Orphrey

Date:
mid-15th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Silk, linen and metal thread
Dimensions:
L. 26 1/4 x W. 6 1/4 inches (66.7 x 15.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.156.101
Not on view
[ Giorgio Sangiorgi , Rome, until 1946; to Loewi ] ; [ Adolph Loewi , Los Angeles, 1946; sold to MMA ]
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