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Allegorical "Millefleurs" Tapestry with Animals


Artist Unknown (Belgium)


c. 1530-1545

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Allegorical 'Millefleurs' Tapestry with Animals, Artist Unknown (Belgium)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Wool, silk; tapestry weave
Size: 138 7/8 x 157 3/4 in. (352.74 x 400.69 cm) (irregular)
Creation Place: Europe, Belgium, Bruges
Culture: Europe, Belgium
Style: 16th century
Physical Description: part of a larger group of millfleurs armorial tapestries woven in Bruges; warp undyed wool, 4-4½ ends per cm., weft dyed wool, 18-28 ends per em.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. C. J. Martin in memory of Charles Jairus Martin
Accession Number: 34.4
Added to Site: February 28, 2009