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Fragment, 16th century

Silk and gold gilt strips wound around silk fiber core, warp-floatfaced satin weave self-patterned by warp floats, weft floats and areas of plain interlacing
27 x 24.3 cm (10 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1911.62

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