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Orphrey

Pink satin ground with the design of conventional foliage enclosing lunetttes woven with yellow silk and linen thread, wound with gilded gold beaters' skin (Cyprian gold) of the same type as 93.612. Cut so that only a part of the design....

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 15th–16th century

Accession Number

93.775a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes