Cope

A work made of silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound by main warps in weft-float faced 1:4 's' twill interlacings and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound by main warps in weft-float faced 1:4 's' twill interlacings and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet.

Date:

1460/70

Artist:

Italy, Venice

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Title

Cope

Origin

Venice

Date

1460–1470

Medium

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound by main warps in weft-float faced 1:4 'S' twill interlacings and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet

Dimensions

117.5 x 310 cm (46 1/4 x 122 in.) Repeat: 75.7 x 21 cm (29 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1944.406

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