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Fragment from an Orphrey

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

Date:

1360s

Artist:

Italy, Florence

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fragment from an Orphrey

Place

Florence (Object made in)

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Made 1360–1369

Medium

Linen, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in split and surface satin stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching

Dimensions

9.6 × 17.8 cm (3 3/4 × 7 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

1992.742f

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