Artist Flemish
Title
  • Orphrey
Date late 15th/early 16th Century
Medium silk and metallic thread on linen plain weave.
Dimensions 43 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.
110.5 x 36.2 cm
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund
Accession Number 61.2.C
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Duke of Arenberg, Brussels;
purchased from Rosenberg & Stiebel (dealer), New York, NY.
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Farcy, L., LA BRODERIE DU XIE SIECLE JUSQU'A NOS JOURS, Angers: Belhomme, 1890-1919, vol 3, pl 221, p 158.

Weibel, A. C., "Flemish Orphreys on a Cope," Bulletin of the DIA, vol 41, no 3, 1962, pp 48-51.

Detroit Institute of Arts, TEXTILE MASTERPIECES FROM THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, September 13, 1978- January 14, 1979, no 22.

Detroit Institute of Arts, EMBROIDERIES AND LACE EXHIBITION, October-December, 1981.