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A work made of silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip supplementary facing wefts bound by secondary binding warps and supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip supplementary facing wefts bound by secondary binding warps and supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet.

Date:

16th century

Artist:

Italy

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Department

Textiles

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Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1501–1600

Medium

Silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip supplementary facing wefts bound by secondary binding warps and supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet

Dimensions

59.1 × 57.2 cm (23 1/4 × 22 1/2 in.) Repeat: 34.2 × 28.7 cm (13 1/2 × 11 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. William O. Petersen in honor of Mrs. John V. Farwell III

Reference Number

1980.126

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