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Orphrey, "Assumption of the Virgin"

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Rose satin ground, woven with blue, green and white silk, and linen thread, wound with gilded gold beaters! skin (Cyprian gold).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 15th century

Dimensions

15 x 39 cm (5 7/8 x 15 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .39 x .15

Accession Number

96.472

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes