Cope with an Orphrey and a Hood

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Cope with an Orphrey and a Hood
  • Date Created: 15th–16th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 56 x 185 in. (circumference of hem) (142.2 x 469.9 cm)
  • Type: Cope with orphrey and hood
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/461356
  • Medium: Cope: silk warp-float faced 4/1 satin weave with linen plain weave lining. Orphrey: linen plain weave with silk and gilt- and silvered- metal strip wrapped silk in satin and split stitches, laid work, couching, and padded couching. Fringe: silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk. Lining: cotton plain weave. Hood: linen plain weave embroidered with silk, gilt- and silvered- metal-strip-wrapped silk, and silvered-metal strips and coils , couching and couching padded with hemp; metal spangles. Fringe: silk plain weave. Lining: linen plain weave.
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish

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