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About This Artwork
Fragments, 16th century
Silk and gilt-metal-strip wrapped silk; 4:1 satin damask weave, supplementary brocading wefts
a: 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
Not on Display
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
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.