Cope

A work made of silk, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in cross, outline, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching and french knots; metal paillettes; gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk woven fringe on hood.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in cross, outline, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching and french knots; metal paillettes; gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk woven fringe on hood.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Cope

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1701–1800

Medium

Silk, plain weave; underlaid with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt-metal strips, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in cross, outline, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching and French knots; metal paillettes; gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk woven fringe on hood

Dimensions

142.7 x 294.4 cm (56 1/8 x 115 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Art Institute of Chicago Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1907.899

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