Fragment

A work made of silk, plain weave with supplementary silk facing wefts, secondary binding warps tying supplementary gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loops in areas and supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with supplementary silk facing wefts, secondary binding warps tying supplementary gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loops in areas and supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet.

Date:

1450/1500

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Fragment

Origin

Italy

Date

1450–1500

Medium

Silk, plain weave with supplementary silk facing wefts, secondary binding warps tying supplementary gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk patterning and brocading wefts forming weft loops in areas and supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet

Dimensions

49.5 × 38.5 cm (19 1/2 × 15 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1895.634

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