About This Artwork

Italy

Fragment, 16th century

Silk, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts
30.7 x 49.8 cm (12 1/8 x 19 5/8 in.)
Weft repeat: 25.5 cm (10 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.654

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, "Fragments from the Past," October 14, 1970–April 15, 1971

Publication History

Barbara Markowski. Europäische Seidengewebe, des 13.-18. Jahrhunderts. Kunstgewerbemuseum der Stadt Köln, 1976. Entry 197.216.




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