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The Chiarito Tabernacle:Tooling in background
The Chiarito Tabernacle:Tooling in background
A technique known as tooling created the elaborate decorative design of the background. This is a particularly ornate example of a practice that was widely used in devotional art of the 1300s.


Pacino di Bonaguida
Italian, about 1340s
Gilded gesso and tempera on panel
38 1/4 x 11 5/16 in.
85.PB.311