Portion of an Orphrey Band with Coat-of-Arms

A work made of linen, silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, bands of weft-float faced 1:2 twill weave with inner warps and bands of weft-float faced 1:2 complementary twill weave.
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  • A work made of linen, silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, bands of weft-float faced 1:2 twill weave with inner warps and bands of weft-float faced 1:2 complementary twill weave.

Date:

15th century

Artist:

Germany, Cologne

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Title

Portion of an Orphrey Band with Coat-of-Arms

Origin

Cologne

Date

1401–1500

Medium

Linen, silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, bands of weft-float faced 1:2 twill weave with inner warps and bands of weft-float faced 1:2 complementary twill weave

Dimensions

95.2 × 7.9 cm (37 1/2 × 3 1/8 in.) Warp repeat: 36 cm (14 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Don H. Reuben

Reference Number

1985.65

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