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Esau Selling His Birthright to Jacob from The Story of Jacob series

Maker:
Woven by CT or TC, Brussels
Date:
1550–75
Culture:
Flemish, Brussels
Medium:
Wool, silk (18 warps per inch, 6–7 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 152 1/2 x W. 91 1/4 inches (387.4 x 231.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Bequest of Amy Warren Patterson, 1981
Accession Number:
1983.73.1
Not on view
Marking: (lower left guard) Brussels mark in silk of pink shield flanked by yellow B's

Unidentified weaver's mark (inset into upper right guard) see Media
Commodore Morton F. Plant (until 1939; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, October 27– 28, 1939, nos. 290-95); Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Paterson (before 1957) ; Amy Warren Paterson (until 1981; bequeathed to MMA)
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