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France

Fragment, c. 1712/15

Silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with secondary binding warps tying supplementary brocading wefts and two-color complementary ground wefts in twill interlacings
82.5 x 27.7 cm (32 1/2 x 10 7/8 in.)
Warp repeat: 57.3 cm (22 1/2 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1911.355




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