Orphrey Band

A work made of silk, warp-float faced with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet, appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss and gilt-metal strip and purl-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laid work and couching; edged with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal strip-wrapped silk in padded couching.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet, appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss and gilt-metal strip and purl-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laid work and couching; edged with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal strip-wrapped silk in padded couching.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Spain

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Title

Orphrey Band

Origin

Spain

Date

1601–1700

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet, appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss and gilt-metal strip and purl-wrapped silk in satin and split stitches; laid work and couching; edged with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal strip-wrapped silk in padded couching

Dimensions

117.1 x 22 cm (46 1/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1891.9a

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