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Cope Hood, 16th century

This is a Cope hood. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is linen, silk, metal and its technique is embroidered and couched on cut velvet weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Misses Hernstadt. It is credited Gift of the Misses Hernstadt.

  • Mirror, 1730–1760
  • engraved and silvered glass; carved, gessoed, and gilt wood.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1915-16-8-a

Its dimensions are

H x W: 124 x 64 cm (48 13/16 x 25 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cope Hood, 16th century; linen, silk, metal; H x W: 124 x 64 cm (48 13/16 x 25 3/16 in.); Gift of the Misses Hernstadt; 1953-110-4

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