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Fragment of orphrey

St John the Evangelist? with cup standing under arch surmounted by square tower, worked with blue, green, yellowish green, neutral yellow, black and light silk and gold thread in couched stitches. Coarse work, badly worn and mended.

Credit Line

Gift of E. Royall Tyler

probably English, early 16th century

Accession Number

30.171

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes