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Tapestry: Pergola with Figures (probably from a series of pergola tapestries)

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In the foreground, almost completely filling the field, stands an eight-columned pergola, raised on a platform. Three large urns containing flowers stand on the platform. In the extreme foreground, a woman crouches beside a basket of flowers.

Provenance

Gift of Miss C.L.W. French, January 6, 1905

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Louise Williams French

Flemish, Last quarter of the 16th or first half of the 17th century

Object Place

Brussels, Flanders

Dimensions

340.5 x 465 cm (134 1/16 x 183 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

05.4

Medium or Technique

Tapestry weave (wool warp; wool and silk wefts)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles