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White, twill-woven wool ground embroidered with brilliant polychrome crewel yarns in long-and-short, satin, and couched stitches. Yellow and brown border. Field shows shell motif, flowering vines, arabesques, leaf and flower motifs. Floral motifs on orphrey (part of body of cope), morse, hood....

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kilborn Coe, Jr.

Southern European, 1700–50

Object Place

Southern Europe


44.5 x 46.5 cm (17 1/2 x 18 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: about 18 x 18 in.

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Medium or Technique

Wool; embroidery: wool on wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts