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Cope

A work made of silk cut velvet embroidered with couched gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk; later additions: orphrey band.
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  • A work made of silk cut velvet embroidered with couched gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk; later additions: orphrey band.

Date:

1450/1500

Artist:

Probably Spain

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Title

Cope

Origin

Spain

Date

Made 1450–1500

Medium

Silk cut velvet embroidered with couched gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk; later additions: orphrey band

Dimensions

121.7 × 313.8 cm (47 7/8 × 123 1/2 in.) Repeat: 54 × 28.5 cm (21 1/4 × 11 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Walter Byron Smith

Reference Number

1971.644

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