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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 153

    A FRANCO-FLEMISH ALLEGORICAL TAPESTRY

    FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY, ORIGINALLY PART OF A LARGER TAPESTRY

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    A FRANCO-FLEMISH ALLEGORICAL TAPESTRY
    FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY, ORIGINALLY PART OF A LARGER TAPESTRY
    Depicting a woman holding books, attended by a gentleman and ladies in waiting, within a later border, numerous areas of reweaving throughout
    5 ft. 3in. (160 cm.) x 6 ft. 5½ in. (197 cm.)


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