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Italy

Fragment, 1450/1500

Silk, warp-float faced 3:1 twill weave with weft-float faced 1:3 twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk supplementary facing wefts and supplementary brocading wefts forming weft loops in areas and with supplementary pile warps forming pile-on-pile cut voided velvet
24.5 x 24.1 cm (9 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.773




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