The Holy Family

Date: ca. 1500
Culture: Flemish, Southern Netherlands
Medium: Wool, silk, and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in slit, dovetailed, and interlocking tapestry weave with supplementary brocading wefts (in sewing basket, Joseph's coat, and hem of Mary's cloak)
Dimensions: 40 9/16 x 46 15/16 in. (103.1 x 119.2 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1913

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