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About This Artwork
Silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, twill weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts
32 x 36.2 cm (12 5/8 x 14 1/4 in.)
Repeat: 21.2 x 17.7 cm (8 3/8 x 7 in.)
Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1895.727
Not on Display
The Art Institute of Chicago, Fragments from the Past, October 14, 1970–April 15, 1971
Publications of the Art Institute’s Object
No relevant Publications
Publications of Related Fragments *
*Appears to have the same pattern or design but whether or not the fragment comes from the same textile as the Art Institute is unknown.
Errera, Isabelle. Catalogue d'étoffes anciennes et moderns (Brussels: Vromant, 1927), no 97.
Podreider, Fanny. Storia dei Tissuti d’Arte in Italia. Bergamo: Instituto Italiano d’Arte Grafiche, 1928, pg. 98.
Museum Inventories with Related Fragments
Musees Royaux du Cinquantenaire, Brussels (See Errera, no. 97).
There is a similar piece that was sold at an online retailer (TextileAsArt): http://www.textileasart.com/italian-textiles-2119.htm.