About This Artwork

Italy

Fragment, Mid-16th century

Silk, satin weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and patterning wefts
44.5 x 55.1 cm (17 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1911.70

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, "Fragments form the Past," October 14, 1970-April 15, 1971

The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, "Renaissance Velvets and Silks," December 18, 2002–April 13, 2003




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