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The Crusaders Reach Jerusalem from a set of Scenes from Gerusalemme Liberata

Designed by Domenico Paradisi (Italian, active 1689–1721)

Manufactory:
Manufactured by the San Michele workshop
Maker:
Weaving workshop directed by Pietro Ferloni (Italian, active 1717–70)
Date:
designed ca. 1689–93, woven 1732–39
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Wool, silk (16-18 warps per inch, 7 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 149 x W. 234 inches (378.5 x 594.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Bequest of Elizabeth U. Coles, in memory of her son, William F. Coles, 1892
Accession Number:
92.1.15
187476

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