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Orphrey Band (Italy), 16th century

This is a Orphrey band. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metal wrapped linen and its technique is two combined structures, 4&1 satin plus 2/1 twill. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 56.5 x 22.2 cm (22 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Orphrey Band (Italy), 16th century; Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk, metal wrapped linen; H x W: 56.5 x 22.2 cm (22 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-740

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