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Adoration of the Kings

Design attributed to Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels) or a member of his workshop

Artist: Elements of the central group are devived from Tommaso Vincidor (Tommaso di Andrea) (Italian, Bologna ca. 1517–ca. 1536 Breda (?)) 's "Adoration" for the Scuola Nuova tapestries
Maker: Possibly woven in the workshop directed by Pieter van Aelst the Younger (Flemish, active 1509–55)
Date: ca. 1530–35
Culture: Flemish, Brussels
Medium: Wool, silk, silver, silver-gilt thread (20 warps per inch, 8 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 4 ft. 2 in. (1.27 m.), W. 5 ft. (1.52 m.)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.706

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