Fragment (From an Orphrey Band)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-silk-wrapped silk in split and stem stitches; laid work and couching..
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-silk-wrapped silk in split and stem stitches; laid work and couching..

Date:

1400/50

Artist:

England, Opus Anglicanum

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Title

Fragment (From an Orphrey Band)

Origin

England

Date

1400–1450

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-silk-wrapped silk in split and stem stitches; laid work and couching.

Dimensions

31.2 × 18.6 cm (12 1/4 × 7 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1995.385

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