About This Artwork


Fragment, Late 16th century

Silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet
10 x 21.4 cm (4 x 8 1/2 in.)
Repeat: 1.6 x 1.6 cm (5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.814

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