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Italy

Two Fragments from an Orphrey Band Depicting the Annunciation, 15th century

Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts
a: 60.2 x 25.3 cm (23 5/8 x 10 in.)
b: 33.3 x 23.3 cm (13 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)
Warp repeat: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1914.662a-b




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