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Fragment; group of six figures, probably the disciples (only portion above waist shows) before the Christ; background of Gothic velvet design, at left, through the window a vista of clouds and hills and a spired church; inscription on scroll over figures; much repair and restoration; colors much...

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Provenance

1926, Seidlitz and Van Baarn, New York; 1926, sold by Seidlitz and Van Baarn to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Dane, Brookline, MA; 1948, gift of Mrs. Dane to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 13, 1948)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ernest B. Dane

Flemish or French, 15th century

Object Place

Flanders or France

Dimensions

165 x 58 cm (64 15/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.403

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles