Mitre

A work made of mitre: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in bullion, running, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, and french knots; edged in woven braid and fringe; case: leather.
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  • A work made of mitre: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in bullion, running, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, and french knots; edged in woven braid and fringe; case: leather.

Date:

1750/1800

Artist:

Probably Italy

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Title

Mitre

Origin

Italy

Date

1751–1800

Medium

Mitre: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in bullion, running, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work, couching, and French knots; edged in woven braid and fringe; case: leather

Dimensions

84.7 x 32.7 cm (33 3/8 x 12 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Alsdorf Foundation in honor of John Maxon

Reference Number

1977.188a-b

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