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Fragment (From an Orphrey Band)

A vertical textile in red and gold depicts a saint holding a flag in the upper center. Two people in armor appear toward the bottom, one holding a shield with a scorpion on it.
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  • A vertical textile in red and gold depicts a saint holding a flag in the upper center. Two people in armor appear toward the bottom, one holding a shield with a scorpion on it.

Date:

15th century

Artist:

Italy

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fragment (From an Orphrey Band)

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1501–1600

Medium

Silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

46.5 × 23.2 cm (18 1/4 × 9 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1895.628

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