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Orphrey
Orphrey
Date:
late 16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Velvet, Metal And Silk Embroidery
Dimensions:
290 x 70 cm (114 3/16 x 27 9/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
CPL1429.54
Acquisition Date:
1954-08-17
Credit Line:

Lent by the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker

Mounted on red with religious figures on gold, gold border, six panels. See "Three Ecclesiastical Textiles from FAMSF", Kazmierowski, 1984: The uppermost panel shows the Madonna and Child above Christ and the others show single saints as folows - St. George or St. Michael, St. Barbara, St. John, St. James the Greater, and St. Peter. Originally designed as two sets of three, the arrangement has been altered.