About This Artwork

Italy

Fragment, 17th century

Silk and gold gilt strip wound around silk fiber core, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts tied by supplementary binding warps in twill interlacing
22.4 x 13.2 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1895.668




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