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Madonna with Eight Saints

Date:
ca. 1550–1600
Geography:
Made in Northern Switzerland (?)
Culture:
Upper Rhenish
Medium:
Linen warp; wool, silk, and metallic wefts, silk embroidery yarns
Dimensions:
Overall: 36 x 88in. (91.4 x 223.5cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Leo S. Bing, 1951
Accession Number:
51.50
Not on view
Inscription: (above figures near top edge): S. AGNES S. ANNA S. BARBARA S. MARIA MADGALEA S. MARIA S. NICOLAUS S. KATHERINA S. AGATA S. MARGARETA
Collegium Germanicum, Rome (in 1924) ; Mrs. Leo S. Bing, New York (until 1951)
Cavallo, Adolfo S. Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 64, pp. 670-672.



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