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Orphrey (Italy)

This is a Orphrey. It is dated 15th–16th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen, silk, metallic thread and its technique is woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

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Orphrey (Italy); linen, silk, metallic thread; Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-56-28

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