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Judith with the Head of Holofernes and Her Maid

Attributed to the weaving workshop funded by William Sheldon
(Barcheston, Warwickshire and Bordesley, Worcestershire)

Designer: Partly based on a design invented by Frans Floris I (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1519/20–1570 Antwerp)
Engraver: and disseminated in print form by Jan (Johannes) Wierix (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1549–1615 Brussels)
Date: probably made between 1561 and 1613
Culture: British, probably Barcheston or Bordesley
Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread (24 warps per inch, 10 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 8 1/4 x W. 12 inches (21 x 30.5 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. W. Bayard Cutting, 1942
Accession Number: 42.27

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