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Tapestry in Wool

Tapestry, Wool

Works of Art (34)

Angeli Laudantes, 1898, Edward Burne-Jones (designer) (English); John Henry Dearle (designer) (British); Merton Abbey Tapestry Works (English), Merton, Surrey, England, Wool and silk weft on cotton warp (2008.8)
Camel: From the Berain Grotesques, ca. 1685–89, Designed by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer; Woven at the Beauvais manufactory under the direction of Philippe Behagle or his son of the same name in the late 17th or early 18th century, French, Wool and silk (1977.437.1)
The Collation: From the Fêtes Italiennes (Italian Village Scenes), 1734–36, François Boucher; Woven at the Beauvais workshop under André Charlemagne Charron, 1762, French, Wool and silk (64.145.3)
The Concert: From a set of Indo-Chinese Scenes, ca. 1690, Probably woven at the Great Wardrobe (London) under John Vanderbank, 1695–1715, Flemish, Wool and silk (53.165.1)
The Croome Court tapestry room, Worcestershire, 1758–67, Designed by Robert Adam (English), Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel, and tapestry (58.75.1–22)
The Crusaders Reach Jerusalem: Scenes from the Gerusalemme Liberata , 1732–39, Domenico Paradisi; Woven at the San Michele manufactory in Rome under Pietro Ferloni, Italian, Wool and silk (92.1.15)
The Destruction of the Children of Niobe: From a set of The Horses, early 1630s, Franz Cleyn (German); Woven at the Mortlake manufactory, 1650–70, English, Wool and silk (36.149.1)
Diana and Her Nymphs: From a set of Mythological Scenes, 1644, Laurent de La Hyre; Probably woven in the workshop of Hippolyte de Comans in the Faubourg Saint-Marcel, Paris, before 1662, French (Paris) Wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (20.44.3)
Drowning of Britomartis, 1547–59, Probably designed by Jean Cousin the Elder (French); possibly woven by Pierre Blasse the Younger and Jacques Langlois (both French), Wool and silk (42.57.1)
Fabulous Beast (Fragment of a Tapestry), ca. 1420–30, German (Upper Rhineland; Basel), Linen warp with wool weft (1990.211)
The Gathering of Manna: From a set of Old Testament prefigurations of the Eucharist and Passion of Christ, 1595–96, Designed by Alessandro Allori (Italian, Florentine); workshop of Guasparri di Bartolomeo Papini, Florence, Italian, Wool and silk (2004.165)
The Harvest: From a set of "Teniers" tapestries, 1712–28, Woven in the workshop of Urbanus Leyniers and Daniel Leyniers II, Flemish (Brussels), Wool and silk (41.190.254)
Heroes Tapestry, ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool wefts (32.130.3b, 47.101.1, 47.152)
Hunters in a Landscape, ca. 1575–95, England (probably London), Wool and silk (2009.280)
Julius Caesar and Attendants (from the Nine Heroes Tapestries), ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp and wefts (47.101.3)
Kilim, ca. 1800, Central Anatolia, Wool, cotton, and silver thread (2006.190)
Last Supper, from a set of four tapestries of the Passion, known as the Alba Passion, ca. 1520–30, Bernaert van Orley (Netherlandish); Probably designed by Pieter de Pannemaker (Netherlandish), Flemish, Wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (1975.1.1915)
The Liberation of Oriane, ca. 1590–95, Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish); workshop of Frans Spiering, Delft, Wool and silk (2006.36)
The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: From a set of The Story of Antony and Cleopatra, ca. 1650, Justus van Egmont (Flemish); Woven in the workshop of Geraert van Strecken, Flemish (Brussels), Wool, silk, silver, and gilt-metal-wrapped thread (92.1.9)
Neptune from the "Doria Grotesques", designed 1545, woven ca. 1550, Designed by Perino del Vaga (Italian), Wool and silk (2011.14)
Panel with the Triumph of Dionysos, Early Byzantine, 4th century, Egypt; said to be from Panopolis (Akhmim), Undyed linen and purple wool; tapestry woven (90.5.873)
Scenes from The Story of the Trojan War: The Battle with the Sagittary and the Conference at Achilles' Tent; Andromache and Priam Urging Hector Not to Go to War, 1470–1490, South Netherlands, probably produced through Pasquier Grenier of Tournai, Wool warp; wool wefts with a few silk wefts (52.69, 39.74)
Table cover with story of Gombaut and Macée, ca. 1600, French, Wool and silk on canvas (54.7.1)
Tapestry Fragment With King Arthur (with 32.130.3ab), ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool wefts (47.101.4)
Tapestry Square with the Head of Spring, 4th–5th century; Early Byzantine, Egyptian, Polychrome wool, linen (90.5.848)
Tapestry with the Annunciation, ca. 1410–1430, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool with a few metallic wefts (45.76)
Tapestry with the Falcon's Bath, 1400–1415, South Netherlandish, Wool (2011.93)
Tapestry: Portrait of Napoleon I, 1808–11, After a painting by Baron François-Pascal-Simon Gérard (French); Gobelins Royal Manufactory; Workshop of Michel Henri Cozette (French), High-warp tapestry of wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (43.99)
The Triumph of Fame, from a set of The Triumphs of Petrarch, ca. 1502–4, Flemish (probably Brussels), Wool and silk tapestry (1998.205)
The Unicorn Defends Himself, 1495–1505, South Netherlandish, Wool and silk (37.80.4)
Unicorn in Captivity, ca. 1495–1505, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts (37.80.6)
The Unicorn is Attacked, Tapestry, ca. 1495–1505, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool, silk, silver, gilt wefts (37.80.3)
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries), 1495–1505, South Netherlandish, Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, gilt wefts (37.80.2)
Woven Tapestry Fragment, Umayyad period (661–750), mid-8th century, Iran, Iraq, or Egypt, Wool, tapestry weave (50.83)