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One of the Three Magi on a "Millefleurs" Ground


Artist Unknown (Flemish or French)


early 16th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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One of the Three Magi on a "Millefleurs" Ground: Gallery Label - Current
: Bequest of Gothic Millefleurs Tapestry
The Tudor Room:
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Wool, silk; tapestry weave
Size: 63 x 48 1/2 in. (160.02 x 123.19 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Flanders or France
Culture: Flemish or French, Europe, Flanders or France
Style: 16th century
Physical Description: Tapestry. On a mille-fleur ground a knight wearing a sword and a surcoat, probably of velvet, with a design of large flowering pomegranites on a serpentine band. He carries a chalice in his right hand and a jewelled coronet in his left. Plain narrow red b
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of William E. Goodfellow
Accession Number: 46.19.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009