Art/ Collection/ Art Object


14th century
Made in Lucca, Italy
Silk, metal thread
Overall: 20 x 10 1/2 in. (50.8 x 26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.156.29a, b
Not on view
[ Giorgio Sangiorgi, Rome]; [ Adolph Loewi, Inc., Los Angeles (sold 1946)]
Art Institute of Chicago. "Exhibition of Early Silks and Velvets," December 6, 1949–March 6, 1950.

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