Skip to Content

The museum is closed today. View our hours.

Baptismal Robe

A work made of silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in twill interlacing and self-patterned by reversing of faces; lined with silk and gilt-metal strips; plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps, and eccentric wefts.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in twill interlacing and self-patterned by reversing of faces; lined with silk and gilt-metal strips; plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps, and eccentric wefts.

Date:

c. 1712/13

Artist:

Norway

About this artwork

Currently Off View

Textiles

Title

Baptismal Robe

Origin

Norway

Date

Made 1712–1713

Medium

Silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in twill interlacing and self-patterned by reversing of faces; lined with silk and gilt-metal strips; plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps, and eccentric wefts

Dimensions

163.4 × 67.4 cm (64 1/4 × 26 1/2 in.) Repeat: 67.9 × 23.7 cm (26 3/4 × 9 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helga Rosing

Reference Number

1944.722

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share