The Ascension

Designer: Michiel Coxcie (Flemish, Mechelen ca. 1499–1592 Mechelen) , probably
Maker: Woven by Unknown
Artist: Related to Ascension tapestry, Vatican Scuola nuova set by Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)
Artist: Related to Small Passion woodcut probably by Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)
Date: 1540–45
Culture: Flemish, Brussels
Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt, silver thread (18-19 warps per inch, 7-8 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 120 x W. 115 inches (304.8 x 292.1 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1944
Accession Number: 44.63.5

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