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Society of the Sisters of Bethany; may have been designed by Sir J. Ninian Cowper (1864-1960). Silk, damask; appliquéd embroidered orphrey and hood. Black silk damask. Appliquéd banderoles of yellow silk damask embroidered in black silk with the following inscriptions: (Left) Kyrie eleyson...

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Credit Line

Gift of the Society of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, Mass.

English, Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

London, England


150 cm (59 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic thread embroidered damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts