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Ecclesiastical costume. Cope with orphrey and hood. Cope: medallions with alternating pineapple and pomegranate motives among lush vertical undulating vines. Cut and voided red velvet and metallic yarns on a yellow silk ground; very badly worn. Orphrey: a central compartment with a half figure of...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possible Italian or Spanish, late 15th–early 16th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts