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Orpheus Charming the Animals

A work made of linen plain weave embroidered in silk floss, silk chenille and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk; glass beads; applied braid.
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  • A work made of linen plain weave embroidered in silk floss, silk chenille and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk; glass beads; applied braid.

Date:

first half 17th century

Artist:

England

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Title

Orpheus Charming the Animals

Origin

England

Date

1600–1649

Medium

Linen plain weave embroidered in silk floss, silk chenille and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk; glass beads; applied braid

Dimensions

21 × 31 cm (8 1/4 × 12 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

2011.221

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