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Cross, probably an orphrey

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Green silk ground, on which is couched with gold thread, blue, green, red and yellow silk and white satin, the figure of Christ on the Cross, God, the Father, a dove, the Virgin Mary and St. John. At the foot of the cross, a female saint, probably St. Gudule, carrying a book and the cross. At...

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Gift of James William Paige

Probably German, Probably 16th century


51 x 126 cm (20 1/16 x 49 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.26 x .51

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Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts