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Tapestry with park scene

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Large garden scene with many small human figures and animals all around a fountain in center. The park scene is arranged in a perspective around a rectangular center. The border is composed of figures, small landscapes and floral arrangements in vases.


1942, George Richmond Fearing, Jr. (b. 1871), Boston; 1942, gift of George R. Fearing to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: December 10, 1942) NOTES: [1] This tapestry was accessioned in 1942 but remained on annual loan in Mr. Fearing's possession until 1948, and did not enter the Museum until after his death, in 1956.

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Gift of George R. Fearing

Flemish, late 16th–early 17th century

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356.87 x 523.24 cm (140 1/2 x 206 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and silk; tapestry weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts