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Italy

Fragments from a Chasuble, Late 15th century

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound by main warps in a twill interlacing and supplementary pile warps forming cut, voided velvet
107.6 x 27.8 cm (42 3/8 x 11 in.)
Warp repeat: 72.2 cm (28 3/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.880




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