Dumbarton Oaks Microsite

Fragment of a Vestment

 
Accession numberBZ.1972.3
Attribution and Date
Bursa? Constantinople?, 16th c.
Measurements

H. 27.0 × W. 30.0 cm (10 5/8 × 11 13/16 in.)

Technique and Material

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced satin weave with weft-float faced twill interlacings of secondary binding warp and supplementary patterning wefts

Acquisition history

Collection of Royall Tyler (1884–1953), Paris; gift of his son, William R. Tyler (1910–2003), Washington, DC, 1972; Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC.