Orphrey Cross

Orphry cross from Germany, early 15th century. Orphry cross from Germany, early 15th century. Courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art, acc. no. M.73.90.1.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art houses an embroidered orphrey cross from Germany, which dates to the early fifteenth century. The embroidery is worked with silk and gold thread embroidery, using satin stitch and couching on the linen ground material.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art online catalogue (retrieved 15 December 2016).

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