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The Story of Esther and Ahasuerus (from Christ the Judge on the Throne of Majesty and Other Subjects)

ca. 1500–1510
South Netherlandish
Wool warp; wool, silk, and metallic wefts
Overall: 140 x 363 in. (355.6 x 922 cm) [overall dimensions of entire tapestry including 41.100.214, 53.81]
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1953
Accession Number:
Not on view
Baron Arthur Schickler 1828–1919, Château Martinvast, Normandy (from about 1872) ; [ Duveen Brothers, London, Paris and New York (by 1947-53)]
Cavallo, Adolfo S. Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 27, pp. 377-412, fig. 127-131.

Franke, Birgit. Assuerus und Esther am Burgunderhof: Zur Rezeption des Buches Esther in den Niederlanden (1450 bis 1530). Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1998. pp. 121–22, fig. 75–79, pls. 46–49.

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