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Item # 26215 Period Antique Rustic Tapestry 10'6" H x 13'9" W
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Item Number: 26215
Name: Rustic Tapestry
Size: 10' 6" H x 13' 9" W
(3.2m x 4.19m)
Origin: England
Style:
Size Category: Horizontal Tapestries
Antiquity: Circa 18th Century
Period Antique
Primary Design: Pictorial
Sub-Design: Directional
Design Genre Genre Tapestry
Harvest Tapestry
Landscape Tapestry
Pastoral Tapestry
Rustic Tapestry
Field Color:
Border Color:
Composition: Wool with silk inlay
Condition: Excellent
   
Subject: Villagers rejoicing
   
Persian Gallery Notes: Woven by David Teniers II, likely in the second quarter of the 18th century
   
Description:

An English Baroque rustic tapestry from the second quarter of the 18th century, centrally woven, featuring a rustic scene in the manner of David Teniers II, in which several villagers make merry in front of a cottage that has a cat in one window and a monkey in another, while a woman holds a birdcage, a boy stands in courtier’s regalia, and an amorous couple sits on a bench.  Enclosed by a border of floral garlands, ribbon-tied fruit, lovers’ knots, rows of vases, and drinking vessels.  Wool with silk inlay.

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