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Italy

Fragment, 1450/1500

Silk, plain weave with supplementary silk facing wefts, secondary binding warps tying supplementary gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loops in areas and supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet
49.5 x 38.5 cm (19 1/2 x 15 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.634




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