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The Journey and Temptations of the Prodigal Son

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Artist Unknown (Flanders)

Date

c. 1507-1540

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Journey and Temptations of the Prodigal Son, Artist Unknown (Flanders)
: Late Gothic Tapestry Acquired for Institute
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Wool, silk; tapestry weave
Size: H.168 x W.258 in. (irregular)
Creation Place: Europe, Flanders
Culture: Europe, Flanders
Style: 16th century
Inscriptions: Inscription on the dais at left: 'AORP' and 'NONW' in mustard colored wool on a blue ground; on the base of the column: 'NA' in salmon - colored wool on a blue ground; on the Prodigal Son's purse (Lower left): a gothic 'A'.
Physical Description: The Journey and Temptations of the Prodigal Son, wool and silk, Flemish XVc ; Warp undyed wool, 4-6 inds per cm., weft dyed wool and silk, 24-36 ends per cm.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 37.17
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009