Beautiful Aubusson, antique tapestry
|Material:||Wool and silk on cotton|
|Condition:||Overall in good condition|
The introduction of tapestries is normally dated back to the 18th century with the testimony, in France, of corporate statutes. The historian Jules Guiffrey, in his work “Histoire générale de la tapisserie”, claims that the period prior to this is veiled in darkness. There are very simple and rudimentary fragments, often inspired by heraldry or with images of animals. Since the 14th century, under the reign of Charles V, the production of tapestries became very popular in France and in Flanders, and it spread all over Europe, reaching its glory days in the 16th and 17th century.
Tapestry with figure called Alexander the Great, French Aubusson, antique, in very good condition and with wonderful natural colours with wool and silk.
. 18th century.
In very good condition for its age, and clean.
Origin: Antique French Château, from the South of France.
Measurements: 196 x 110 cm.
Very rare colours and patterns.
From a private collection.
With certificate of authenticity.
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|Member since:||December 27, 2015|
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