About This Artwork

France

Fragment, c. 1705/06

Silk, gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts, supplementary brocading wefts, and self-patterned by areas of plain weave
47.9 x 51.7 cm (18 7/8 x 20 3/8 in.)
Weft repeat: 25.5 cm (10-10 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1916.149

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

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




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