Brussels Historical Tapestry

Belgium, 16th Century

8'0" x 9'4" (244 cm x 284 cm)

Rug #14415

This hand-woven Belgian Brussels Historical tapestry is made in wools and silks, depicting a seated figure of a king with a kneeling woman pleading surrounded by courtiers, in the foreground a courtier carrying a wine vessel and another standing looking on, further wine vessels and trunks containing money between them, in the background a vista of a town and a hill covered in leafy trees, in a broad dense floral border with various female figures depicting allegorical scenes, ivory inner and a meandering floral vine stripe, unidentified maker



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