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Tapestry

Tapestry

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1730-1769 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    San Michele Tapestry Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tapestry woven in wool and silk on a woollen warp

  • Museum number:

    T.115-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tapestry woven in wool and silk on a woollen warp, and about 24 warp threads to 1 inch. Saint Mark is shown as an old man wearing a brown coat. He is writing in a book supported on the head of a lion. The background is brown and there is a plain yellow border round the panel.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1730-1769 (made)

Artist/maker

San Michele Tapestry Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tapestry woven in wool and silk on a woollen warp

Dimensions

Height: 35 in, Width: 26.5 in

Descriptive line

Tapestry woven in wool and silk on a woollen warp, San Michele Tapestry Factory, Italy, 1730-1769

Materials

Wool; Silk

Techniques

Tapestry

Subjects depicted

Lions

Categories

Textiles; Tapestry; Wall coverings; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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