Epitrachelion (Stole)

Artist/maker unknown, Moldavian?

Geography:
Possibly made in Moldavia, Europe

Date:
Mid- to late 16th century

Medium:
Silk satin weave, gold and silver wire and metal wrapped silk embroidery in satin, outline, encroaching satin, split, herringbone ladder, flat, padded satin, straight and underside couching stitches; silk fringe tassels

Dimensions:
Includes fringe: 9 feet 9 inches × 5 1/4 inches (297.2 × 13.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

* Gallery 271, Costume and Textiles, second floor

Accession Number:
Inv. 2196

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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