Fragment from an Orphrey Band Showing St. Barbara and St. James

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

Date:

1350/1400

Artist:

England

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Title

Fragment from an Orphrey Band Showing St. Barbara and St. James

Origin

England

Date

1350–1400

Medium

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

Dimensions

34.3 × 18.4 cm (13 1/2 × 7 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Walter Byron Smith

Reference Number

1972.397

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