About This Artwork

Italy

Border, 15th century

Silk, gold gilt strip wound around linen fiber core, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts tied by supplementary binding warps in twill interlacing
11.6 x 27.1 cm (4 1/2 x 10 5/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.689




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