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Fragment with neutral blue satin ground patterned with dogs gazing at duck flying into conventionalized cloud surrounded by rays of light. Dog and duck woven with tarnished gold thread (gilded skin wound on linen), clouds, conventionalized plants and bird on a branch woven with green, cream, and...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Italian, late 14th–15th century

Object Place



40.5 x 31.8 cm (15 15/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metallic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts