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Orphrey: The Resurrection

Orphrey. Rose-colored ground, with a design of conventional foliage, forming a lunette in which is the figure of Christ, rising from the tomb, woven with yellow silk. This piece is so fresh in color that it may possibly be a later reproduction of an old design.


97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts