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A Flemish tapestry panel, woven in coloured wools with an Eastern hunter riding a camel and carrying a spear, wearing a conical hat, the background worked with buildings in a hilly landscape--21¼ x 23in. (54 x 58.5cm), probably Tournai, early 16th century, wooden frame, some wear and repairs
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A Flemish tapestry panel, woven in coloured wools with an Eastern hunter riding a camel and carrying a spear, wearing a conical hat, the background worked with buildings in a hilly landscape--21¼ x 23in. (54 x 58.5cm), probably Tournai, early 16th century, wooden frame, some wear and repairs

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A Flemish tapestry panel, woven in coloured wools with an Eastern hunter riding a camel and carrying a spear, wearing a conical hat, the background worked with buildings in a hilly landscape--21¼ x 23in. (54 x 58.5cm), probably Tournai, early 16th century, wooden frame, some wear and repairs
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Lot Essay

Caravan hands, gypsies and figures of exotic origin are found on several tapestries dating from the early 16th century, particularly from Tournai, illustrating the contemporary fascination with the exotic, inspired by a new spirit of exploration.
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