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Tapestry: Landscape

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The landscape is composed of two groups of trees on the right and left edges. A temple is in the central scene with birds on the ground. More birds are perched on the trees. The trees' roots are visible. The top edge cuts the dense feuillage. Flowers and leaves borders frame the landscape.

Inscription

Weaver mark: M.R.DAUSSON.M.V

Provenance

Aubusson

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen G. Cary, in memory of her sister Mrs. Hartman Kuhn

French (Aubusson), 18th century

Object Place

Aubusson, France

Dimensions

Overall: 487.7 x 274.3 cm (192 x 108 in.)

Accession Number

08.450

Medium or Technique

Textile; wool and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles