Fragment, late 17th–early 18th century
This is a Fragment. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is damassé weave in 8-harness satin plus plain weave with floats of alternate wefts and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade), all bound in 3/1 twill. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was bequest of Estate of Julian Clarence Levi.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 70.5 × 24 cm (27 3/4 × 9 7/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Fragment, late 17th–early 18th century; Previously owned by Julian Clarence Levi (American, 1874–1971); silk, metallic yarns; H x W: 70.5 × 24 cm (27 3/4 × 9 7/16 in.); 1972-6-18