Fragment (From a Vestment)

A work made of silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and patterning wefts.
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  • A work made of silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and patterning wefts.

Date:

15th century

Artist:

Italy, Florence

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Title

Fragment (From a Vestment)

Origin

Florence

Date

1401–1500

Medium

Silk, gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and patterning wefts

Dimensions

50.1 × 35.8 cm (19 3/4 × 14 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1895.616

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