About This Artwork


Fragment, c. 1715/19

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by three-color complementary ground wefts and areas of plain weave
76.3 x 53.8 cm (30 x 21 1/8 in.)
Warp repeat: 62.7 cm (24 5/8 in.)
Weft repeat: point repeat

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.876

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Fragments from the Past, October 14, 1970–April 15, 1971

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