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Millefleurs Tapestry with Oriental Figures (possibly from a series of country life millefleurs tapestries)

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The main figure group, including the man, woman, and infant in her arms, was taken from an engraving by Albrecht Dürer. A procession of four figures, a man, a woman with infant, a child, standing under an oak and a dog moves right to left across a dark blue field strewn with flowering plants....

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Collection de la Chaussee, Bourges. Purchased from Bacri Freres with the Frances Skinner Fund, December 2, 1915.

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Bequest of Francis Skinner

French, First quarter of the 16th century

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274.32 x 170.81 cm (108 x 67 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool warp, wool and silk wefts; tapestry weave


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