Brussels Mythological Tapestry
Belgium, Mid 16th Century
8'8" x 11'0" (264 cm x 335 cm)
This hand-woven Belgian Brussels Mythological tapestry is made in wools and silks, depicting a General surrounded by soldiers and courtiers, one holding the headless and armored covered body of a man, in the background a battle scene with surrounding trees and buildings, in a broad panelled border each containing a different pictorial scene and a variety of allegorical subjects.
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