Fragment (From an Orphrey Band)

A work made of silk, gold, and silver gilt strips wound around silk fiber core and gold wire, integrated compound-weave of warp-float faced satin weave and twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loops.
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  • A work made of silk, gold, and silver gilt strips wound around silk fiber core and gold wire, integrated compound-weave of warp-float faced satin weave and twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loops.

Date:

15th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Fragment (From an Orphrey Band)

Origin

Italy

Date

1401–1500

Medium

Silk, gold, and silver gilt strips wound around silk fiber core and gold wire, integrated compound-weave of warp-float faced satin weave and twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loops

Dimensions

35.8 × 25 cm (14 1/8 × 9 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1895.618

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