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Orphrey Band

A work made of linen, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, linen and silk in knot, overcast, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, and hemp, padded couching.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, linen and silk in knot, overcast, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, and hemp, padded couching.

Date:

1375/1400

Artist:

Probably England

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Title

Orphrey Band

Origin

England

Date

Made 1375–1400

Medium

Linen, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, linen and silk in knot, overcast, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, and hemp, padded couching

Dimensions

110.6 × 18 cm (43 1/2 × 7 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1932.238a

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