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Orphrey Band

A work made of hemp and linen plain weave; appliquéd with silk, broken warp chevron twill weave cut, solid velvet; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laidwork, couching padded couching.
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  • A work made of hemp and linen plain weave; appliquéd with silk, broken warp chevron twill weave cut, solid velvet; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laidwork, couching padded couching.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Orphrey Band

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1601–1700

Medium

Hemp and linen plain weave; appliquéd with silk, broken warp chevron twill weave cut, solid velvet; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laidwork, couching padded couching

Dimensions

118.8 x 26.6 cm (46 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Honoré Palmer

Reference Number

1937.772a

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