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Italy, possibly Venice

Panel, 1425/75

Silk and gilt-metal-strip wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound by main warps in weft-float faced 1:4 'Z' twill interlacings and supplementary pile warps forming cut, voided velvet
110.5 x 25.4 cm (43 1/2 x 10 in.)
Warp repeat: 72.2 cm (28 3/8 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.1245

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