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Pair of orphreys

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1400-1449 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen embroidered with coloured silk and metal threads

  • Museum number:

    458&-1905

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of orphreys

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1400-1449 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen embroidered with coloured silk and metal threads

Descriptive line

Pair of orphreys, embroidered; saints and crucifixion scene; England, 1400-49

Materials

Linen; Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Holy Spirit; Angels

Categories

Embroidery; Christianity; Ecclesiastical textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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