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  • Place of origin:

    Portugal (embroidered)

  • Date:

    1737 (embroidered)

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Mr. Robert Ross through The Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Portugal (embroidered)


1737 (embroidered)

Marks and inscriptions

Pray for Ye Red Far Peter Killykelly for whom Ys was made 1737
Embroidered at the centre back hem.


Height: 53.5 in, Width: 111 in open, Weight: 2.38 kg

Historical context note

A Google search reveals that Peter Killikelly O.S.D was Bishop of Kilfenora and Kilmacolnagh between 1744 and 1783.

Production Note

The date is embroidered on the cope; the place is the attribution given when the cope entered the collection.

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Flowers


Ecclesiastical textiles


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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