Antique Tapestry , Circa 1660, 10' x 11' (a175a)
Actual Size 10' x 11'
Woven in silver metal thread, silk and wool, the subject depicts the story of Pan and Syrinx, and Alpheius and Arethusa from the Metamorphoses series, in a wooded landscape, an elaborate scrolling foliage and arabesque border decorated with flowers and arrow quivers.
It's strong foundation allows it to survive the tests of time, growing more and more beautiful with age. A unique patina of wear over the years, makes it truly is one of a kind, meant to be enjoyed for many more years.