Category Archives: Tapestries

#40-570 Flander Tapestry: circa 1700

Flemish Tapestry Panel Audenarde, c. 1600 8’1” x 9’5” Warp: wool, ivory to light brown, some mixing, natural, Z-Z-S 8-9 warps/in., a few areas up to 12/in. Weft: wool, Z-1, Z-Z-S, 28-30 pattern shouts/in; Woven sideways, left to right, on … Continue reading

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#18888 Tapestry: circa 1650

Rug #18888 Subject: Scene from a life of Moses Series, probably the reconciliation of Miriam and Zipporah Size:10’1” x 12’8” (3.07m x 3.86m). Period: Late 16th / early 17th century. Origin: Brussels, no mark Maker: No mark. Structure: Warp, wool, … Continue reading

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#17577 Aubusson: circa 1800

Rug #17577 Aubusson Carpet France, Aubusson Workshops Size: 15’6” x 25’6” Period: Directoire, 1797-1804 Structure: warp:    wool, tan to light brown, natural, Z-2-S, 8/in. weft:     wool, Z-2-S, 24/in technique: slit tapestry This flatweave carpet is a fine example of the … Continue reading

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#21100 French Tapestry

Rug # 21100 Tapestry, probably Beauvais, France 7’0” x 7’8” Probably second half of the 19th century In the style of Francois Boucher (mid 18th century) . Structure and Materials: Warp: wool, natural, tan, Z-3-S, 19-20/in Weft:    wool, Z-2-S, … Continue reading

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#20319 French Tapestry: circa 1900

Rug #: 20319 Tapestry, Gobelins Factory, France 9’0” x 6’4” (2.77 m x 1.92 m) Circa 1900 “The Air” or “Aurora & Cephalus”, from a set of The Four Elements From a design of Francois Boucher Structure: Slit tapestry weave. … Continue reading

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#40-1150 Silvia Heyden Tapestry: circa 1965

Rug #:40-1150 Origin: America Type: Tapestry Size: 4’3″ x 7’7″ Construction: High warp linen tapestry Circa: 1965         Silvia Heyden, born Silvia Stucky, in Basel Switzerland in 1927, studied at the School of Arts in Zürich from … Continue reading

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Flemmish Tapestry #20440: circa 1700

Tapestry, Flemish, probably Brussels, depicting a scene from the Story of Tobias. Late 17th Century 7’ 2” x 10’ 2” (originally approximately 10-10’ 6” x 12’ 6”- 13”) No weaver’s on town mark. Rebordered in plain stripes; slightly reduced from … Continue reading

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