Fragment

A work made of 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).
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  • A work made of 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).

Date:

Late 14th/15th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Fragment

Origin

Lucca

Date

1325–1375

Medium

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)

Dimensions

35 x 44.1 cm (13 3/4 x 17 3/8 in.) Weft repeat: 13.4 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1962.460

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