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Brussels Historical Tapestry

Belgium Early 17th Century

8' 6" x 9' 10"
(259cm x 300cm)

Rug #4404

This hand-woven Belgian Brussels Historical tapestry is made in wools and silks, depicting King Saul greeting David who is offering the decapitated head of Goliath surrounded by other soldiers in battle and one with another severed head of a man, in the foreground the field is covered in delicate flowering plants with a lion, in the background are tents and other battling mounted soldiers around leafy trees, the broad border with flowering vases and various mythological figures depicting allegorical figures between a narrow acanthus leaf frame, outer blue stripe with

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