AN ENGLISH MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY
AN ENGLISH MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY

MORTLAKE, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY

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AN ENGLISH MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY
MORTLAKE, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY
Woven in silks and wools, depicting Diogenes with herbs in his hand and looking upwards towards Plato on the other side of the stream, the cartouche to the top inscribed 'SORDET MIHI DIONYSIUS LAVANTI OLERA'
122 ½ x 98 ½ in. (311 x 250 cm.)
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Please note that due to degradation and perishing of the warp areas of the tapestry are fragile and parts of the sky have split and torn horizontally since the photograph was taken for the catalogue and website illustrations. If you require further images of the tapestry in its present state please contact lgammie@christies.com.

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