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Fragment of orphrey

Unidentified saint 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. The saint's head has been replaced by head drawn on parchment.

Credit Line

Gift of E. Royall Tyler

probably English, early 16th century

Accession Number

30.170

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes