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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.751.7
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Cope Hood depicting the Adoration of the Magi
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
15th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe
Culture
European
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/211553
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silk with gold metallic yarns
Technique
Embroidery
Dimensions
45.7 × 40.6 cm (18 × 16 in.)
Provenance
Harry G. Friedman, New York, Gift to Fogg Museum, 1960.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Harry G. Friedman
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.751.7
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Scene of the Adoration of the Magi in an architectural setting on a linen plain weave ground. Embroidery split stitches with couched filé yarns. Bouclé technique used on the hair of the king on the left and the turban of the second king.

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