Fragment

A work made of silk and gilt-metal strip, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary facing wefts and supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt-metal strip, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary facing wefts and supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet.

Date:

c. 1550

Artist:

Italy, Florence

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Title

Fragment

Origin

Florence

Date

1540–1560

Medium

Silk and gilt-metal strip, warp-float faced satin weave with supplementary facing wefts and supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet

Dimensions

27.3 × 25.1 cm (10 3/4 × 9 7/8 in.) Repeat: 11.5 × 5.7 cm (4 1/2 × 2 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Through prior bequest of Chester D. Tripp

Reference Number

1989.564

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