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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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fragment (From an Orphrey Band)

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 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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