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Item # 26031 Period Antique Aubusson Rustic Tapestry 10'1" H x 13'9" W
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Item Number: 26031
Name: Aubusson Rustic Tapestry
Size: 10' 1" H x 13' 9" W
(3.07m x 4.19m)
Origin: France
Style:
Size Category: Horizontal Tapestries
Antiquity: Circa Late 17th Century
Period Antique
Primary Design: Directional
Sub-Design: Pictorial
Design Genre Aubusson Tapestry
Genre Tapestry
Harvest Tapestry
Rustic Tapestry
Field Color:
Border Color:
Composition: Wool with silk inlay
Condition: Excellent
   
Subject: A ship's imported cargo being unloaded by villagers
   
Description:

A French Aubusson rustic tapestry from the late 17th century, depicting several villagers on either side of a large tree in the right foreground, watching the cargo being unloaded from a large vessel docked by the verdant river bank at left, with the turbulent sea at center, and other ships docked by the riverside cityscape in the left distance.  Enclosed by a narrow monochromatic border.  Wool with silk inlay.

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