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Italy

Orphrey Band, 15th century

Silk, gold gilt strip wound around linen fiber core, integrated compound-weave of warp-float faced satin weave and twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts
109.5 x 22 cm (43 1/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson to the Antiquarian Society, 1914.660




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