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Title

Joseph Ruler over Egypt

Artist

Michiel Coxcie ; Michiel Coxcie

Date

c. 1548-1555

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Joseph Ruler over Egypt, Michiel Coxcie      ;    Michiel Coxcie
: Gift of a Brussels Tapestry
: A Brussels Tapestry
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Wool, silk; tapestry weave
Size: 138 3/4 x 248 1/4 in. (352.43 x 630.56 cm) (irregular)
Creation Place: Europe, Belgium, Brussels
Culture: Europe, Belgium
Style: 16th century
Inscriptions: Mark in the lower galloon at left: 'B [pink estcutcheon] B', in the right galloon at the bottom: four short vertical elements of different shapes arranged parallel to one another.
Physical Description: tapestry; warp undyed wool, 6½-8 ends per cm., weft dyed wool and silk, 20-60 ends per cm.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. C.J. Martin for the Charles Jairus Martin Memorial Collection
Accession Number: 34.3
Artist: Michiel Coxcie, Belgian; Brussels
Role: Cartoonist
Nationality: , Brussels
Life Dates: Belgian; Brussels
Added to Site: February 28, 2009