Fragment of tapestry

Flemish or French
15th century


Object Place: Flanders or France

Dimensions

165 x 58 cm (64 15/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.403

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment; group of six figures, probably the disciples (only portion above waist shows) before the Christ; background of Gothic velvet design, at left, through the window a vista of clouds and hills and a spired church; inscription on scroll over figures; much repair and restoration; colors much faded on face.

Provenance

1926, Seidlitz and Van Baarn, New York; 1926, sold by Seidlitz and Van Baarn to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Dane, Brookline, MA; 1948, gift of Mrs. Dane to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 13, 1948)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ernest B. Dane