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Part of an orphrey

The design consists of a repetition of a figure of the Virgin in an oval frame woven with yellow silk and gold thread and outlined with red; the ground is woven with red silk, on which are arabesques woven with yellowish and gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

Accession Number

22.360

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes