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Item # 26034 Period Antique Aubusson Chinoiserie Tapestry 9'5" H x 13'10" W
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Item Number: 26034
Name: Aubusson Chinoiserie Tapestry
Size: 9' 5" H x 13' 10" W
(2.87m x 4.22m)
Origin: France
Style:
Size Category: Horizontal Tapestries
Antiquity: Circa 17th Century
Period Antique
Primary Design: Pictorial
Sub-Design: Directional
Design Genre Aubusson Tapestry
Chinoiserie Tapestry
Genre Tapestry
Landscape Tapestry
Verdure Tapestry
Field Color:
Border Color:
Composition: Wool with silk inlay
Condition: Excellent
   
Subject: Verdant landscape with waterfall and exotic birds
   
Persian Gallery Notes: Feature's weaver's mark and Aubusson town mark
   
Description:

A French Aubusson Chinoiserie verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, featuring a paradisiacal vision of a remote cottage with a beautiful waterfall placed within a lush lakeside setting, replete with various trees, flowers, and exotic birds, and with a villagescape in the distance.  Enclosed by a scrolling border of fruiting and flowering, with the weaver, I. Beby’s signature, “I.BEBY.M.R.D.AUBUSSON” in the lower right selvage.  Wool with silk inlay.

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