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Orphrey

This is a Orphrey. It is dated late 16th or early 17th century and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is silk, metal, linen and its technique is embroidery, couched gold thread. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Harry G. Friedman. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Harry G. Friedman.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 34.5 x 126.5 cm (13 9/16 x 49 13/16 in.)

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Orphrey; silk, metal, linen; H x W: 34.5 x 126.5 cm (13 9/16 x 49 13/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Harry G. Friedman; 1966-2-4

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