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Cope

A work made of silk, satin weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal-strips in crossed back, running, satin, and split stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching; beaded with coral beads; edged with woven tapes.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal-strips in crossed back, running, satin, and split stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching; beaded with coral beads; edged with woven tapes.

Date:

1601/75

Artist:

Italy or Sicily

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Title

Cope

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1601–1675

Medium

Silk, satin weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal-strips in crossed back, running, satin, and split stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching; beaded with coral beads; edged with woven tapes

Dimensions

135.4 × 289.7 cm (53 3/8 × 114 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Farwell III

Reference Number

1965.772

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