Cope of purple silk of Portuguese Embroidery by Unknown Artist

Cope of purple silk, with an applied pattern in velvet, silk and satin in colours, and embroidery in coloured silks, all outlined with white silk cord.


136 x 282 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Robert Ross through The Art Fund

Two inscriptions: 'Pray for ye red far master Peter Killikelly for whom ys was made 1737...'. Part of three gifts and four bequests to five museums by Robert Ross through the Art Fund between 1912 and 1919.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000

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