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Silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, warp-float faced 3:1 twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in (weft-float faced 1:3) twill interlacings (on reverse face secondary binding warps and supplementary wefts form detached interlacing)
35 × 44.1 cm (13 3/4 × 17 3/8 in.); Weft repeat: H.: 13.4 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. John V. Farwell, III
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Christa C. Mayer, Masterpieces of Western Textiles (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1969), 59, pl. 38.
Anne Wardwell, “The Development of 14th and 15th-Century Italian Silk Design” in Aachener Kunstblatter 47 (1976–77), fig. 61.
Art Institute of Chicago, Masterpieces of Western Textiles, Jan. 25–Mar. 2, 1969.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, European Textile Masterpieces from Coptic Times through the 19th Century, Sept. 27, 1989–Jan. 22, 1990.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Renaissance Velvets and Silks, Dec. 18, 2002–Apr. 13, 2003.
M. R. Sharer, New York, by Apr. 14, 1961 [Incoming permanent receipt RX3511, Apr. 14, 1961; copy in curatorial object file]; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1962.
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