Textile fragments

Italian
late 14th–15th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

30.774a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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 white silk. Worn and faded, three pieces sewed together. 1972 - taken apart, labled a, b, c.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund