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) 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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