This is a Cope hood. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metallic threads and its technique is supplementary warp in a plain weave foundation (velvet) with metallic supplementary weft. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
John Pierpont Morgan.
It is credited
Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
Its dimensions are
Warp x Weft: 37 x 42.5 cm (14 9/16 x 16 3/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Cope Hood; Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk, metallic threads; Warp x Weft: 37 x 42.5 cm (14 9/16 x 16 3/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-394