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Tapestry: The Women at the Wells

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The field is divided horizontally into two roughly equal areas. The upper section shows an elaborate and symmetrical arrangement of fruits and flowers. In the center stands an urn filled with tulips, roses, lilies, and other blossoming stalks. The lower section shows an oval compartment with an...

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Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Martin Brimmer, November 8, 1906.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Martin Brimmer

Dutch (Delft), First half of the 17th century

Object Place

Probably Delft, Holland

Dimensions

Overall: 246.4 x 205.7 cm (97 x 81 in.)

Accession Number

06.2434

Medium or Technique

Tapestry weave (linen warp; wool and silk wefts)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles