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Fragment

A work made of silk and gold gilt strips wound around silk fiber core, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by ground wefts and areas of plain weave backed by twill interlacing.
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  • A work made of silk and gold gilt strips wound around silk fiber core, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by ground wefts and areas of plain weave backed by twill interlacing.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Fragment

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1601–1700

Medium

Silk and gold gilt strips wound around silk fiber core, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by ground wefts and areas of plain weave backed by twill interlacing

Dimensions

55.5 × 56.9 cm (21 3/4 × 22 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1937.1213

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