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Verdure tapestry

The ground is of dark blue wool. The design consists of a powder of flowering plants. On one side are the hoofs and part of the head of an animal that suggests a goat. The design is woven with blue, green, red, pink, yellow, light brown and white wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

Flemish, Late 15th–early 16th century

Accession Number

02.16a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles