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A PARIS MYTHOLOGICAL ENTRE FENETRE TAPESTRY
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN (Lots 286-290)
A PARIS MYTHOLOGICAL ENTRE FENETRE TAPESTRY

MID-17TH CENTURY

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A PARIS MYTHOLOGICAL ENTRE FENETRE TAPESTRY
Mid-17th Century
Woven in wools and silks, with a Roman Emperor boarding a boat, surmounted by Victory holding a laurel crown above him and carrying palm leaves, accompanied by a soldier, the top and bottom border with medallions with figures emblematic of Justice and Water, flanked by floral garlands, within an egg-and-dart border, with minor areas of reweaving, the large wing of Victory a patch, lacking blue outer slips
132in. (336cm.) high, 69in. (176cm.) wide
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