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Judith with the Head of Holofernes and Her Maid

Maker:
Attributed to the weaving workshop funded by William Sheldon (Barcheston, Warwickshire and Bordesley, Worcestershire)
Designer:
Partly based on a design invented by Frans Floris I (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1519/20–1570 Antwerp)
Engraver:
and disseminated in print form by Jan (Johannes) Wierix (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1549–1615 Brussels)
Date:
probably made between 1561 and 1613
Culture:
British, probably Barcheston or Bordesley
Medium:
Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread (24 warps per inch, 10 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 x W. 12 inches (21 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. W. Bayard Cutting, 1942
Accession Number:
42.27
Not on view
Inscription: (above) SI • DEVS • NOBISCVM • (below) QVIS • CONTRA • NOS [If God be for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31]
Mrs. William Bayard Cutting (until 1942; to MMA)
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