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Orphrey

"The Assumption of the Virgin." Very much faded, so that the rose-colored ground, and the yellow silk with which the pattern was woven are much alike. The design consists of a medallion containing the figure of the Virgin surmounted by Cherubim. The same type as 85.357 and 93.626.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th century

Accession Number

85.358

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes