About This Artwork

Italy, Florence

Fragment (From a Vestment), 15th century

Silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and patterning wefts
50.1 x 35.8 cm (19 3/4 x 14 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.616

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