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Tapestry: Female figures in Landscape

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Tapestry with allegorical subjects. Seated woman at toilette with three female attendants in a landscape setting. A large veil hanging from the tree behind them is protecting them. The lower right corner is filled with toilette utencils. The attendants are taking care of the seated woman's...

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Provenance

By 1968, Strafford Morss, Manchester, MA; 1974, gift of Strafford Morss to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1975)

Credit Line

Gift of Strafford Morss, in memory of his late wife Gabrielle Ladd Morss

1675–1725

Object Place

Flanders or France

Dimensions

Overall: 247cm (97 1/4in.) Overall: 252.7 x 304.2 cm (99 1/2 x 119 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1974.587

Medium or Technique

Tapestry weave (wool warp; wool and silk wefts)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles