About This Artwork

Italy

Fragment, Late 16th century

Silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet
16.5 x 11.1 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/8 in.)
Repeat: 2.7 x 2.9 cm (1 x 1 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.816

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, The Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, "Renaissance Velvets and Silks," December 18, 2002–April 13, 2003




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