Cope

A work made of silk, satin weave self-patterned by ground weft floats; embroidered with gilt- and silvered-metal coil and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped hemp in couching and padded couching; glass beads and metal spangles; edged with woven tape; closures of square braiding and in oblique interlacing; embroidered in fishbone stitches; self fringe.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weave self-patterned by ground weft floats; embroidered with gilt- and silvered-metal coil and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped hemp in couching and padded couching; glass beads and metal spangles; edged with woven tape; closures of square braiding and in oblique interlacing; embroidered in fishbone stitches; self fringe.

Date:

1675/1725

Artist:

Italy or Spain

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Title

Cope

Origin

Italy

Date

1675–1725

Medium

Silk, satin weave self-patterned by ground weft floats; embroidered with gilt- and silvered-metal coil and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped hemp in couching and padded couching; glass beads and metal spangles; edged with woven tape; closures of square braiding and in oblique interlacing; embroidered in fishbone stitches; self fringe

Dimensions

152.8 x 292.8 cm (60 1/8 x 115 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1926.801a

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