About This Artwork

Italy

Fragments, 16th century

Silk and gilt-metal-strip wrapped silk; 4:1 satin damask weave, supplementary brocading wefts
28.2 x 365. cm (11 1/8 x 14 3/8 in.)
Repeat: 20.3 x 19.7 cm (8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson, 1937.1264a-b

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

a:
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Masterpieces of Western Textiles," January 25–March 2, 1969

Chicago, Illinois, Continental Bank, "Textiles of Western Cultures from the Art Institute of Chicago," January 17–February 18, 1977

The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, "Renaissance Velvets and Silks", December 18, 2002–April 13, 2003

Publication History

Christa Charlotte Mayer. Masterpieces of Western Textiles (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1969), p. 78, pl. 55.

Textiles of Western Cultures from the Art Institute of Chicago. (Brochure for exhibition at Continental Bank, Chicago), 1977. No. 4.




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