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Tapestry: Mille Fleurs with Putti

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A procession of two nude children moves from the lower to the upper part across a dark blue field of millefleurs.The upper child is facing the other. Both of them seem to converse about a matter. The lower child, facing the back is wearing a hat. A corde is attached at his waist.

Provenance

France

Credit Line

Purchased with the Katharine Collamore Pierce Fund

French, late 15th or early 16th century

Object Place

Tournai, France

Dimensions

272 x 137 cm (107 1/16 x 53 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1239

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles