About This Artwork

Italy or Turkey

Fragment, late 15th/early 16th century

Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, discontinuous supplementary facing wefts and supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet
64.5 x 66.8 cm (25 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.)
Weft repeat: 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.867

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