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The Adoration of the Magi: MAR.T.30-1912

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Titles

The Adoration of the Magi

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Tapestry depicting the Virgin seated on a brocaded throne under a canopy shown between faceted columns with crocketed arches. Joseph, cap in hand, stands at one side and the Christ Child sits on his mother's knee. The kings offer them gifts at the other side. In the foreground there are flowers and behind the scene there are houses.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 180.5 cm
Width: 287 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Doornik (Tournai) ⪼ Flanders

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Late 15th century
Circa 1480 CE - Circa 1500 CE

Materials used in production

probably Wool

Techniques used in production

Weaving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.T.30-1912
Primary reference Number: 110472
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 26 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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