A Late 16th Century Oudenaarde Tapestry

A beautifully laid out small tapestry, with a chateau in the centre background, trees to either side, with figures walking in the chateau grounds.

The tapestry is woven in silks and wools, which have kept a good bright colour, showing exceptionally clear detail, especially amongst the walkers’ faces.

Flanders, Oudenaarde, circa 1600.

Note: Similar tapestries are discussed in “Tapisseries D’Audenaarde”, De Meuter and Van Welden, pp 180-182.

Width 60 inches, height 78 inches.

Ref 985

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