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Orphrey

Faded pink ground; design of conventional foliage, enclosing a lunette, in which is a figure of Christ rising from the tomb; woven in yellow silk and white linen thread wound with gilded gold beater's skin (Cyprian gold).

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, Late 15th–16th century

Accession Number

85.371

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes