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Shield of Arms and Wreath on an Arabesque of Thistle Branches

Date:
ca. 1495–1550
Culture:
Netherlandish (?)
Medium:
Wool warp; wool wefts
Dimensions:
Overall: 110 x 84in. (279.4 x 213.4cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.67
Not on view
Marking: Arms: Per pale-dexter-a dimidiation of azure, a chevron argent accompanied by three sheaves or erect; sinister- a dimidiation of barry (6) azure and argent.
[ Demotte Inc., Paris and New York] ; F. S. Allenby, New York (sold 1935) ; Allenby sale, Anderson Galleries, New York (March 29-30, 1935, lot 397)
Cavallo, Adolfo S. Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 26, pp. 373-376, fig. 126.



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