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Orphrey Band (Italy)

This is a Orphrey band. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metal wrapped linen and its technique is woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 35.9 x 22.8 cm (14 1/8 in. x 9 in.)

It is inscribed

"AVE GRACIA PLE.."

Cite this object as

Orphrey Band (Italy); Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk, metal wrapped linen; H x W: 35.9 x 22.8 cm (14 1/8 in. x 9 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-738

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