Artist Italian
  • Orphrey Fragment
Date c. 15th Century
Medium Lampas: silk. Woven: brocatelle.
Dimensions 22 3/4 x 8 in.
57.8 x 20.3 cm
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 29.281
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Enrico Testa (dealer), Florence
Barnet, P., Clothed in Majesty: European Ecclesiastical Textiles from the Detroit Institute of Arts, exh. cat. 1991, no. 10, p. 23.

Bulletin of the DIA 11, no 1, 1929, p. 3.

Weibel, A. C., "Woven Orphreys," Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 16, no. 6, March 1937, p. 98, fig. 3.

Weibel, A. C., Two Thousand Years of Textiles, New York: Pantheon Books, 1952, no. 208.

Markowsky, B., Europäische Seidengewebe des 13.-18. Jahrhunderts, Köln: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Stadt Koln, 1976, p. 141, no. 64.