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Orphrey. "The Annunciation"

Red satin ground; design woven with linen thread, wound with gilded parchment and white, green and heliotrope silk. See Collection d'Anciennes d' Étoffes, réunies et déscrites par Mme Isabelle Errera, Bruxelles, 1901, p. 99, No. 192. Italian 15th century. Musée de Cluny 14th century. ...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian?, 15th–16th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts