Cope

A work made of silk warp-float faced broken twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; appliquéd with silk and silvered-metal wire, plain weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk and cotton in satin and split stitches; couching and padded couching; four full panels and two partial panels joined.
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  • A work made of silk warp-float faced broken twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; appliquéd with silk and silvered-metal wire, plain weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk and cotton in satin and split stitches; couching and padded couching; four full panels and two partial panels joined.

Date:

1500/25

Artist:

Italy or Spain

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Title

Cope

Origin

Italy

Date

1500–1525

Medium

Silk warp-float faced broken twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; appliquéd with silk and silvered-metal wire, plain weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk and cotton in satin and split stitches; couching and padded couching; four full panels and two partial panels joined

Dimensions

114.5 x 290 cm (45 x 114 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

1995.384

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