Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Paul Preaching at Philippi from a set of Scenes from the Life of Saint Paul

Designer:
Adapted from a design by Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome) (Acts of the Apostles: Paul Preaching in Athens)
Designer:
some aspects adapted from Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, Aelst 1502–1550 Brussels) (Story of St Paul: Paul Preaching at Philippi)
Maker:
Unidentified Weaver's Mark
Date:
ca. 1600
Culture:
Flemish, Brussels
Medium:
Wool, silk (14-15 warps per inch, 6-7 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 11 ft. 8 in. x W. 8 ft. 8 in. (353.1 x 264.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
The Lillian Stokes Gillespie Collection, Bequest of Lillian Stokes Gillespie, 1915
Accession Number:
15.121.5
Not on view
Signature: Outer guard, lower right: Unidentified weaver's monogram

Marking: (lower guard, right corner) Brussels mark
Lillian Stokes Gillespie (until 1915; bequeathed to MMA)
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