Fragment

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in overcast, satin, split, and twined double running stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in overcast, satin, split, and twined double running stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching.

Date:

15th century

Artist:

England, France,or Italy

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Title

Fragment

Origin

England

Date

1401–1500

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in overcast, satin, split, and twined double running stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching

Dimensions

21 × 7 cm (8 1/4 × 2 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth Blumka in honor of Christa C. Mayer Thurman's 25th Anniversary at the Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1992.771

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