Fragment

A work made of silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts forming weft loops in areas and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts forming weft loops in areas and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet.

Date:

1501/50

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Fragment

Origin

Italy

Date

1501–1550

Medium

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts forming weft loops in areas and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet

Dimensions

78.5 x 22 cm (30 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.) Warp repeat: 43.5-.8 cm (17 1/8-1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Art Institute of Chicago Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1907.479

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