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Tapestry: Landscape with Animals

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This tapestry is one in a series dealing with landscapes and animals. The setting is a forest with a valley and church in background. A fox with dead cock is in center foreground with other animals around them. Columns form side borders; winged putti with swags of fruit form top, botton...

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Provenance

About 1909, Lenygon and Co., London. Ruth Simpkins (Mrs. Bayard) Thayer (b. 1864 - d. 1940), Boston; by descent to her daughter, Mabel Thayer (Mrs. Richard C.) Storey (b. 1908), South Hamilton, MA; 1969, gift of Mrs. Storey to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 11, 1969)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Storey in memory of her mother, Mrs. Bayard Thayer

Flemish, mid-17th century

Object Place

Enghien, Flanders

Dimensions

403 x 481 cm (158 11/16 x 189 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.1043

Medium or Technique

Tapestry weave (wool warp; wool and silk wefts)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles