Two Fragments

A work made of silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, plain weave with plain and 1:3 twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embellished with pigment on paper forms affixed with wax.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, plain weave with plain and 1:3 twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embellished with pigment on paper forms affixed with wax.

Date:

1350/1400

Artist:

Italy or Spain

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Title

Two Fragments

Origin

Italy

Date

1350–1400

Medium

Silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped linen, plain weave with plain and 1:3 twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embellished with pigment on paper forms affixed with wax

Dimensions

a: 8 x 14.5 cm (3 1/8 x 5 3/4 in.) b: 13.8 x 5.6 cm (5 1/2 x 2/14 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1976.340a-b

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