Sophronia's Defiance (from a set of Scenes from Gerusalemme Liberata)

Designer: Designed by Domenico Paradisi (Italian, active 1689–1721)
Manufactory: Manufactured by the San Michele workshop
Workshop director: Pietro Ferloni (Italian, active 1717–70)
Date: designed ca. 1689–93, woven 1732–39
Culture: Italian, Rome
Medium: Wool, silk (16-18 warps per inch, 7 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 148 x W. 126 inches (375.9 x 320 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Bequest of Elizabeth U. Coles, in memory of her son, William F. Coles, 1892
Accession Number: 92.1.16

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