Orphrey Band

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

Date:

16th century

Artist:

France

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Title

Orphrey Band

Origin

France

Date

1501–1600

Medium

Silk, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; appliquéd with hemp, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, and linen in bullion, satin, single satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching

Dimensions

116.7 × 16.8 cm (46 × 6 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1895.138

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