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The Adoration of the Magi

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: The Adoration of the Magi
  • Date Created: late 14th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 11 7/8 x 17 5/16 in. (30.1 x 44cm) edging width: 5/16 - 5/8 in. (0.8 - 1.6 cm)
  • Type: Orphrey, textile cover or hanging
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/461561
  • Medium: Linen and cotton plain weave underlaid with linen plain weave and embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in bullion, split, and stem stitches, laid work, couching, and couching padded with cotton (couched with linen). Underdrawing and wash in sepia ink. Edging: hemp plain weave
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Italian

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