Cope with Hood

A work made of silk, wild silk and gilt-metal-strip, plain weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts forming weft loop fringe; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, wild silk and gilt-metal-strip, plain weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts forming weft loop fringe; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

19th century (adaptation of a 17th century textile design)

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Cope with Hood

Origin

Italy

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Silk, wild silk and gilt-metal-strip, plain weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts forming weft loop fringe; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

130.4 x 254.7 cm (51 1/4 x 100 1/4 in.) Repeat: 64.8 x 26.8 cm (25 1/2 x 10 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William J. Robertson

Reference Number

1991.575

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