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Orphrey St. Peter

Ground faded pink; the design, of conventional foliage encloses a lunette, in which is a three-quarter figure of St. Peter, holding a key. Woven with yellow silk and linen thread wound with gilded gold beaters' skin (Cyprian gold).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 15th–16th century

Accession Number

93.612

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes