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The Circumcision

Woven by Francis Hickes (British, 1566–1630) on Sheldon looms, probably

Maker:
Workshop of William Sheldon (Warwickshire, Barcheston, England)
Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
British, probably Barcheston
Medium:
Wool, silk, silver and silver-gilt thread (20-21 warps per inch, 8 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 24 1/2 x W. 39 1/4 inches (62.2 x 99.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1281
228981

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