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Orphrey "The Adoration"

Red satin ground; the design is of an angel holding a canopy (baldacchino) under which is the Virgin adoring the Christ Child. Across the top of the canopy is "Verbum caro f". The design is woven with blue, green and white silk and white linen wound with gilded gold beater's skin (Cyprian...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 15th century

Accession Number

85.346

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes