Cope

Cope
Cope
Date:
1460–1500
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk; Velvet (cut And Voided), Appliqué, And Embroidery (couching And Satin Stitch)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1998.148.2
Acquisition Date:
1998-12-10
Credit Line:

Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker

Exhibition History:

Embroidery for the Church (2 rotations), 1989-1991
From the Exotic to the Mystical: Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection, deY, 5/4 - 8/4/2013

red, green and yellow orphrey and hood, depicting various saints.
Red cope.Seven medallions left to right: St. John, St. Barbara, the Virgin Mary and Child, a vase with flowers, unidentified martyr*, St. Lucy, and St. Catherine. The hood repeats the vase motif. See similar velvet piece FL72.52.16. Velvet in a ferronerie pattern.

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