About This Artwork

Italy or Spain

Fragment, c. 1700

Silk and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk (frisé), warp-faced satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by areas of plain weave
33.4 x 24.8 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.)
Repeat: 17.4 x 16.5 cm (6 7/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.686




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