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Fragment

Probably Italian or Oriental
15th–16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 3 1/2 in. (43.2 x 8.9 cm)

Accession Number

85.362

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground red velvet; design woven with red satin and yellow silk wound with thin strips of silver gilt. The fragment is so small and the design so large that it is impossible to place or date it definitely.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales