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Hood from a cope

Raised work. Seated Virgin Mary wearing a large cloak which flows down about her, and holding the baby Jesus. An aureole radiates from them above which two confronted cherubim support a crown. In each upper corner three small spheres and a fleur-de-lis motif. Flesh areas worked in linen with...

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‘From the famous collection of Dr. Albert Figdor (?) of Vienna'

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, 16th century

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Linen ground with silk floss, metallic thread and spangles embroidery and raised work, leather painted, silk woven fringe, silk and metallic woven trim, and parchment backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts