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Orphrey

Orphey (in two parts, a-b) Ground: gold thread (gold wound on yellow silk) couched with yellow silk. Design: saints, one in each of six panels, worked with blue, pink and green silk in split-stitch, with accents and outlines of gold thread. Several shades of each color used, to suggest...

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Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

French (Burgundy) or Flemish, 15th century

Object Place

France (Burgundian) or Flanders

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.43 x .23

Accession Number

40.747a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes