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badge with the arms of the city of Paris
  • Netherlands
  • badge with the arms of the city of Paris, 1400s
  • Where object was made: Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • copper, enamel, gilding
  • Object Height/Width: 7.62 x 6.98 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 x 2 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0050

A shield with the coat of arms( identified as the Arms of the City of Paris). Two parts: top part is blue and depicts three gold fleur-de-lis (a decorative motif in the form of a stylized lily, with three curled petals). Bottom part is red and contains designs of war ship (sails, banners, ladder, mast, part of ship).