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Norwegian tapestry with the Magi framed by animals

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An image of Textile. Tapestry depicting the Magi and the Adoration framed by animals. In the corners between this frame and the outer border four heads of Angels are placed diagonally. The figures appear on a neutral background, the space between them filled with stylized plants and geometric patterns. The frame consists of two bands ending in spiral sat the top and the bottom on which fabulous beasts are depicted. Length: 6' 1/4" ft, width: 4'4" ft. After 1601 to 1701. Norwegian.

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Textile. Tapestry depicting the Magi and the Adoration framed by animals. In the corners between this frame and the outer border four heads of Angels are placed diagonally. The figures appear on a neutral background, the space between them filled with stylized plants and geometric patterns. The frame consists of two bands ending in spiral sat the top and the bottom on which fabulous beasts are depicted. Length: 6' 1/4" ft, width: 4'4" ft. After 1601 to 1701. Norwegian.

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  • Accession Number: T.5-1945
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library; Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 753 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 1.17MB

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17th Century adoration adoration of the kings adoration of the Magi angels animal animals bible biblical Christ Christianity Christmas Fitz_AA horseback horses Jesus Magi Mary nativity New Testament Norwegian religion religious tapestry textile three wise men Virgin Mary weaving Xmas

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