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Italy

Five Fragments, 1601/25

Silk and gilt-metal strip, plain weave with supplementary facing wefts and supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet
a: 101.6 x 57 cm (40 x 22 1/2 in.)
b: 99.4 x 57 cm (39 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.)
c: 100.3 x 54 cm (39 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)
d: 82 x 53.9 cm (32 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.)
e: 18 x 54 cm (7 1/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Repeat: 2.8 x 3.5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1937.1219a-e




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