The Sabine Women Stopping the Battle between the Romans and the Sabines from the Story of the Romans and the Sabines

Designer: Nicolas van Orley (active 1570–1585)
Maker: Workshop of Joost van Herzeele (Flemish, active before 1580–89) , prob. (for Peretti family member, Montalto ?)
Artist: Related to a print by Gerard de Jode (Netherlandish, 1509/17–1591) (several figures only)
Date: 1570–85
Culture: Flemish, Brussels or Antwerp
Medium: Wool, silk (19-21 warps per inch, 7-9 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 85 x W. 234 inches (215.9 x 594.4 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1942
Accession Number: 42.56.2

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