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2011em6917 jpg l

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Acquired in 1895 (the spelunker thinks)

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attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
T&F
credit
date_end
1500-12-31
date_start
1400-01-01
date_text
15th century (made)
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dimensions
Width: 114 cm, Length: 156 cm
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exhibition_history
gallery
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historical_significance
history_note
id
305
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T19:19:30.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T19:19:30.000Z
latitude
42.502998
location
In Storage
longitude
12.57341
marks
materials
silk
materials_techniques
[]
museum_number
326-1895
museum_number_token
3261895
object_number
O137915
object_type
Woven silk
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Technical analysis Foundation weave: 5 end satin, decochement 3 by 1 and 2 wefts. Warp: 2 warps: 1 foundation warp and 1 pile warp Proportion: 4 foundation warps to 1 crimson pile warp, 2 foundation warps to 1 green pile warp. Foundation warp: Material: silk, white, S twist. Thread count: 80 foundation warps per cm Velvet Warp: Material: Silk, green and red, S twist. Thread count: 15 pile warps per cm Weft: 4 wefts: 1 foundation weft, 1 squeezing weft, 1 supporting weft, 1 brocading weft. Technical analysis Foundation weave: 5 end satin, decochement 3 by 1 and 2 wefts. Warp: 2 warps: 1 foundation warp and 1 pile warp Proportion: 4 foundation warps to 1 crimson pile warp, 2 foundation warps to 1 green pile warp. Foundation warp: Material: silk, white, S twist. Thread count: 80 foundation warps per cm Velvet Warp: Material: Silk, green and red, S twist. Thread count: 15 pile warps per cm Weft: 4 wefts: 1 foundation weft, 1 squeezing weft, 1 supporting weft, 1 brocading weft. Proportion: 2 foundation wefts, 1 rod, 1 supplementary supporting weft, 1 supplementary squeezing weft, 2 metal brocading threads. Foundation weft: Material: cotton, white, Z twist, doubled. Thread count: 18 foundation wefts per cm Squeezing weft: Materials: silk, white, S twist, very thin. Thread count: 9 squeezing wefts per cm Supporting weft: Materials: silk, white, S twist, very thin. Thread count: 9 squeezing wefts per cm Brocading Weft: Materal: silk, white and yellow (when the design requires it), 2 ply, S twist. Metal threads are wound on the silk core in an S direction. Bound in a 4/1 twill, S direction. Two per pile unit. Thread count: 18 metal brocading threads per cm. Selvedge: 5 end satin. Proportion: 2 foundation wefts, 1 rod, 1 supplementary supporting weft, 1 supplementary squeezing weft, 2 metal brocading threads. Foundation weft: Material: cotton, white, Z twist, doubled. Thread count: 18 foundation wefts per cm Squeezing weft: Materials: silk, white, S twist, very thin. Thread count: 9 squeezing wefts per cm Supporting weft: Materials: silk, white, S twist, very thin. Thread count: 9 squeezing wefts per cm Brocading Weft: Materal: silk, white and yellow (when the design requires it), 2 ply, S twist. Metal threads are wound on the silk core in an S direction. Bound in a 4/1 twill, S direction. Two per pile unit. Thread count: 18 metal brocading threads per cm. Selvedge: 5 end satin. Description: Cut, voided and brocaded velvet. Design of scrolling leaves on crimson ground. Voided velvet (unbrocaded) also creates pattern. This piece has been pieced together from several pieces and forms an irregular shape.
place
Italy
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2011EM6917
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3
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slug
woven-silk
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
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year_end
1500
year_start
1400