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The design consists of a group of men in foreground facing left and standing on carpets, three groups of armed men in the background and two groups mounted. The colors are blue, red, yellow, and brown. Probably the right side (17.325 is the left) of a larger tapestry depicting a king seated on...

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Provenance

By 1917, John Templeman Coolidge (1856-1945), Boston; gift of Coolidge to the MFA (Accession date: February 15, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

Tapestry

Flemish, 16th century

Object Place

Flanders

Dimensions

299.08 x 104.77 cm (117 3/4 x 41 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.326

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles