The Abduction of Helen, from a Set of The Story of Troy

Date: probably first half 17th century
Culture: Chinese, for the Portuguese market
Medium: Cotton, embroidered with silk and gilt-paper-wrapped thread, pigment
Dimensions: Overall: 142 3/4 x 189 in. (362.6 x 480.1 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Gift of Louis E. Seley, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.282

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