Cope hood

Medium: silk and metallic embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in couching stitches in silk and metallic yarns on plain weave foundation Label: linen embroidered in silk and metallic yarns | 16th century

Unknown Maker

Shield-shaped cope hood showing the Madonna and Child standing on a crescent within an oval, flanked by two angels on each side. The figures are embroidered in polychrome silks, while the entire background is filled with gold metallic yarns laid with...
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