Fragment

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, discontinuous supplementary facing wefts and supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, discontinuous supplementary facing wefts and supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet.

Date:

1475/1525

Artist:

Italy or Turkey

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Title

Fragment

Origin

Italy

Date

1475–1525

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, discontinuous supplementary facing wefts and supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet

Dimensions

64.2 x 67 cm (25 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.) Weft repeat: 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1895.867

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