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Fragment (Italy), 15th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is silk, metallic threads (yellow silk and gold strips wound on a silk core), linen and its technique is cut (in two heights) and voided supplementary warp pile (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 49.7 x 37 cm (19 9/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

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Fragment (Italy), 15th century; silk, metallic threads (yellow silk and gold strips wound on a silk core), linen; H x W: 49.7 x 37 cm (19 9/16 x 14 9/16 in.); 1958-152-1

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