Fragment

A work made of silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, warp-float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with supplementary patterning weft and brocading wefts tied by secondary binding warps in plain and twill interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, warp-float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with supplementary patterning weft and brocading wefts tied by secondary binding warps in plain and twill interlacings.

Date:

14th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Fragment

Origin

Italy

Date

1325–1375

Medium

Silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, warp-float faced 2:1 'S' twill weave with supplementary patterning weft and brocading wefts tied by secondary binding warps in plain and twill interlacings

Dimensions

20.5 x 57.4 cm (8 1/8 x 22 5/8 in.) Weft repeat: 18.9 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Farwell, III

Reference Number

1962.459

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