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Fragment of a border of silk weaving

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Fragment of a border. Compound weave in wine and cream-colored silks. Urn with stylized floral arrangement, lion and part of another. Leafy border at top and bottom. Fringe at top of alternating half-inch sections of cream and wine. Hemmed at each side. Selvedge at bottom.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

14.9 x 11.7 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.435

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles