About This Artwork

Italy

Fragment from an Orphrey, 15th century

Silk, linen and gold gilt strip intergrated compound weave of warp-floatfaced satin weave and weft-float faced twill weave
18 x 30 cm (7 1/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1911.52




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