About This Artwork

Italy, Florence

Fragment from an Orphrey Band depicting the Coronation of the Virgin, 15th century

Silk and gold gilt strip wound around linen fiber core, integrated compound-weave of warp-float faced satin weave and twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts
24.7 x 23.1 cm (9 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1911.59




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