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Italy

Fragment, 17th century

Silk and gold gilt strips wound around silk fiber core, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by ground wefts and areas of plain weave backed by twill interlacing
55.5 x 56.9 cm (21 3/4 x 22 3/8 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.1213




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