About This Artwork

Italy

Two Panels, 17th century

Silk and gilt-metal strip, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in plain interlacings; two selvages present
a: 100.0 x 53.6 cm (39 3/8 x 21 1/8 in.)
b: 99.5 x 53.5 cm (39 1/8 x 21 in.)
Repeat: 6.2 x 4.5 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.1286a-b

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

1937.1286a:
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Fashion Items and Textiles Pertaining to Fashion," April 29–July 16, 1978

The Art Institute of Chicago, Agnes Allerton Gallery, "Seventeenth Century Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection," March 12–June 15, 1983




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