About This Artwork

Italy

Fragment, 1601/25

Silk; velvet: cut, uncut, and voided; with additional patterning wefts in gold and silver foil (cut strips wound around silk core); forming loops where required; against plain weave foundation
20.7 x 11 cm (8 1/8 x 4 3/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1911.65




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