About This Artwork


Fragment, 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, 1937.1264b

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

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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