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Antique 19th Century Square Green Floral French Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
This is a lovely antique 19th century square green French Verdure tapestry depicting a beautiful summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetation, a river with a stone br...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool

Antique French Verdure Tapestry
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
Verdure tapestry, also called garden tapestry, type of tapestry decorated with a design based on plant forms. It is not known exactly when the first verdure tapestries were made, but...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

  • Antique French Verdure Tapestry
  • Antique French Verdure Tapestry
  • Antique French Verdure Tapestry
  • Antique French Verdure Tapestry
H 102 in. W 69.6 in. D 0.01 in.
19th Century Antique French Verdure Tapestry with a Countryside Scene
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th Century Antique French Verdure Tapestry with a Countryside Scene. Rug 16-1206, This enchanting antique verdure tapestry beautifully illustrates a Countryside Scene with the dept...
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Antique Late 19th Century French French Provincial Tapestries

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Wool

19th Century French Verdure Tapestry, circa 1850 5'7 x 9'1
Located in New York, NY
19th century French Verdure tapestry, circa 1850, 5'7 x 9'1. A wool and silk tapestry depicting a goose in a verdure wooded scene. A wide floral border.
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Antique 19th Century French Western European Rugs

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Wool

Antique 19th Century French Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
This is a lovely antique 19th century French Verdure Landscape Tapestry depicting a beautiful summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and birds. It has an ornate border of flow...
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Antique 19th Century French French Provincial Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool

Antique 19th Century French Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
Antique 19th Century French Verdure tapestry depicting a pristine and lovely landscape on the banks of a river with cupid hunting deer. The scene is surrounded by verdant and floral ...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool, Tapestry, Silk

Antique 19th Century French Landscape Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
Antique 19th century French landscape Verdure tapestry depicting a lovely setting on the sheep on the banks of a river with a waterfall surrounded by verdant palatial grounds. It mea...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool, Tapestry

18th Century French Handwoven Pastoral Verdure Aubusson Tapestry
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This large and elegant antique tapestry was crafted in Aubusson, France, circa 1760. The colorful wall piece features a country garden scene with goats, architectural elements and a ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Tapestries

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Tapestry

Antique Verdure Aubusson Tapestry with Birds
Located in New York, NY
French, 18th century Verdure Aubusson tapestry handwoven in wool with silk highlights framed with a complete floral border. Two birds wade aside a winding stream in this scenic lands...
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Antique 18th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool, Silk

17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A French Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, featuring a paradisiacal vision of a remote cottage with a beautiful waterfall placed within a lush lakeside setti...
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Antique 17th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

  • 17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
H 166 in. W 113 in. D 0.05 in.
Flemish Verdure Garden Tapestry
Located in Essex, MA
Rectangular with leaf, flower and vase border, the scene depicting a man baking bread in an oven with a woman standing by a table and children frolicking with a castle in background ...
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Antique Early 18th Century French Baroque Tapestries

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Other

  • Flemish Verdure Garden Tapestry
  • Flemish Verdure Garden Tapestry
  • Flemish Verdure Garden Tapestry
  • Flemish Verdure Garden Tapestry
H 102.5 in. W 117.5 in. D 0.5 in.
19th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A French Aubusson verdure tapestry from the 19th century, depicting a woodland setting with two birds sitting on a tree branch above a variorum of bushes, flowers, and acanthus plant...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

Louis XIV Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
By Royal Manufacture of Aubusson
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Woven in wools and silks with a wooded lakeside landscape with birds to the foreground, with brown and cream slips and a flower and foliage border. It is said to have been designed b...
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Antique Late 17th Century French Louis XIV Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

  • Louis XIV Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • Louis XIV Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • Louis XIV Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • Louis XIV Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
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H 7 in. W 8 in. D 1.5 in.
18th Century French Handwoven Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Fishermen
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant and large antique tapestry was woven in the town of Aubusson, France, circa 1760. The rectangular landscape scene depicts fishermen working their nets collecting fish an...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Tapestries

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Tapestry

French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
Located in Rome, IT
A fine Louis XIV verdure tapestry, Aubusson woven with a wooded river landscape with view of neighboring chateaux, in good four-side floral border. Measure: cm 200 x 300. France, s...
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Louis XIV Tapestries

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Wool

  • French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
  • French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
  • French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
  • French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
H 118.12 in. W 78.75 in. D 0.4 in.
18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A French Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry from the 18th century, with a crane at the center of the idyllic landscape scene, sitting between three large trees, in the midst of gras...
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Antique 18th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

Antique Aubusson Verdure Landscape Tapestry.
Located in Miami, FL
18th Century Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry. Castle in forest scenery with a floral frame border. The wool and silk fibers are still very flexible and the colors are very bright...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

18th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Authentic 18th century large Aubusson Tapestry from Paris. C. 1780. This hand-woven tapestry has a rich palette of greens and blues and muted browns and features trees and foliage an...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

  • 18th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
H 86 in. W 72 in. D .5 in.
18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A large Flemish verdure tapestry from the 18th century, featuring a tranquil scene in a woodland setting, with stately trees at right and left in the foreground, with an exotic bird ...
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Antique 18th Century French British Colonial Tapestries

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Wool

  • 18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
H 86 in. W 118 in. D 0.1 in.
European Tapestry from 17th Century, France Verdure Love Scene by the River
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
This engaging antique European tapestry is an extremely finely woven wool and silk from 1650s Belgium, Brussels as a unique story of Verdure Love Scene .The entire scene is set withi...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian French Provincial Tapestries

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Tapestry

19th Century French Hand Woven Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Bird and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this long and narrow antique tapestry in a staircase or in between two windows for a pop of color. Handwoven in Aubusson, France, circa 1860, the colorful, verdure wall piece h...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

17th Century Verdure Tapestry, Garden Tapestry Handmade Green Blue Gold
Located in New York, NY
This magnificent tapestry was woven in Flanders during the middle of the European Renaissance, in the late 1700s. At this time, Flanders was creating some of the best textiles in the...
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Antique 17th Century French Tapestries

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Wool

784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Paris, FR
784 - a beautiful French Aubusson tapestry, with a drawing of greenery in wool woven in French workshops.
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Antique 1890s French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

  • 784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
H 104.34 in. W 49.22 in. D 0.4 in.
Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Dallas, TX
77764, antique French Verdure tapestry. This hand-woven antique French Aubusson verdure tapestry depicts a landscape scene of the French countryside. Displaying dense foliage, greene...
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Early 20th Century French Medieval Western European Rugs

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Wool

French 19th Century Tapisserie de Verdure
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
This 19th century French Tapisserie de Verdure, circa 1850s, is exquisite. It is wool and cotton, and hangs on a metal tapestry rod with rings. The scene is framed by beautiful trees...
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Antique 19th Century French Other Tapestries

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Tapestry

  • French 19th Century Tapisserie de Verdure
  • French 19th Century Tapisserie de Verdure
  • French 19th Century Tapisserie de Verdure
  • French 19th Century Tapisserie de Verdure
H 96 in. W 126 in. D .25 in.
19th Century Green and Gold Verdure Tapestry Fragment
Located in Oakland Park, FL
19th century green and gold verdure tapestry fragment, depicting a forest scene framed with two cherubs. Framed with small French ribbon all around and backed with linen. "Verdure ta...
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Antique 19th Century French Regency Tapestries

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Linen, Wool

18th Century French Felletin Verdure Landscape Tapestry, with Birds and Trees
Located in New York, NY
An antique 18th century French Felletin verdure landscape tapestry, size 8'10 H x 9'7 W. This handwoven antique wall hanging features two exotic birds at centre in the midst of green...
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Antique 18th Century French Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

17th Century French Verdure Landscape Tapestry, w/ Animals by a Tree and Cottage
Located in New York, NY
A French verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, circa 1680, featuring a bull and two goats resting beneath the shade of a stately tree in the middle distance, with acanthu...
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Antique 17th Century French Tapestries

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Wool

19th century Verdure Green and Gold Tapestry Fragment
Located in Oakland Park, FL
19th century Verdure Green and Gold Tapestry Fragment. "Great condition" long panel depicting flowers and fruit, scrolling vines and drape fabric bow. In shades of gold, dark brown, ...
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Antique 19th Century French Regency Tapestries

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Wool

19th Century Green and Gold Verdure Tapestry Fragment
Located in Oakland Park, FL
19th century green and gold verdure tapestry fragment, depicting a lions head, acanthus leaves and flowers. Framed with small French ribbon all around. "Verdure tapestry, also call...
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Antique 19th Century French Regency Tapestries

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Linen, Wool

19th Century Green and Gold Verdure Tapestry Fragment
Located in Oakland Park, FL
19th Century Green and Gold Verdure Tapestry Fragment, depicting a forest of trees leading to a castle. "Verdure tapestry, also called Garden Tapestry, type of tapestry decorated wit...
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Antique 19th Century French Regency Tapestries

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Wool, Cotton

Antique 18th Century French Landscape Verdure Tapestry, with Birds in the Woods
Located in New York, NY
An antique 18th century French Beauvais landscape verdure tapestry, size 12'1 H x 10'1 W. This tapestry features a group of birds in a verdant woodland setting near a bridge, with th...
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Antique 18th Century Belgian Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Landscape Scene Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76928 Late 19th-Century Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Landscape Scene Wall Hanging. This hand-woven silk and wool late 19th-century antique French Aubusson verdure tapest...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Renaissance Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Mid-18th Century Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Dallas, TX
73146 Mid-18th Century Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry. This hand-woven silk and wool mid-18th century French Aubusson tapestry depicts a traditional verdure...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Adonis, Venus, & Amour
By Peter Paul Rubens, Francesco Albani
Located in Dallas, TX
77237 Louis XIV style antique French Aubusson Verdure tapestry, Adonis, Venus, & Amour. Drawing inspiration by Italian Baroque painter, Francesco Albani, Peter Paul Rubens, and artis...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Louis XIV Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Venus and Adonis
By Francesco Albani, Gobelins Royal Manufactory, Peter Paul Rubens
Located in Dallas, TX
Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Venus and Adonis Wall Hanging 13'09 x 09'05. Drawing inspiration by Italian Baroque painter, Francesco Albani, Peter Paul Ru...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Aubusson Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

18th Century Verdure Tapestry Fragment Pillow
Located in Houston, TX
Unique asymmetrical verdure tapestry lumbar pillow in velvet with French galon and silk rope around parameter. Down filled.
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Antique 18th Century French Pillows and Throws

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Tapestry, Velvet

18th C Antique Verdure Tapestry Fragment Pillow
Located in Houston, TX
Custom 18th century verdure tapestry pillow in marine blue linen velvet and gold metallic trim. Down filled.
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Antique 18th Century French Pillows and Throws

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Velvet

Authentic 18th Century Verdure Tapestry 'Fragment' Rug
Located in New York, NY
Authentic 18th century Verdure Tapestry 'Fragment' rug Size: 7'6" × 11'10" (228 × 360 cm) Although European rugs are in general younger and less diverse than oriental ones, the tapes...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Aubusson Western European Rugs

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Wool

Maison Maison 18th Century Verdure Tapestry Fragment Pillow
Located in Houston, TX
Custom 18th century verdure tapestry pillow in marine blue linen velvet and gold metallic trim. Down filled.
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Antique 18th Century French Pillows and Throws

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Velvet

Pair of Mid-Century French Hand Woven Verdure Tapestries w/ Bird & Foliage Motif
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a living room, den or study with this elegant and colorful pair of tapestries. Handwoven in France, circa 1970, each verdure wall piece has its original fruit and floral bor...
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Mid-20th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry, Canvas, Giltwood

Exceptional 18th Century French Verdure Tapestry Made in Arras
By Jean-Baptiste Plantez
Located in Paris, FR
France - Arras Workshop of Jean-Baptiste Plantez Mid-18th century Woven in silks and wools This exceptional verdure tapestry is a very rare example made in Arras. Arras is one...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Tapestries

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Silk, Wool

Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in Stockholm, SE
Tapestry woven in Aubusson (France).Weft: Wool and silk. Needs some repair to be perfect. Price is 60.000 SEK in Present condition.
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Antique 18th Century French Tapestries

  • Verdure Landscape Tapestry
  • Verdure Landscape Tapestry
  • Verdure Landscape Tapestry
  • Verdure Landscape Tapestry
H 270 in. W 185 in. D 2 in.
18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Extremely rare and unique oversize french tapestry. depicting a wooded landscape with various birds.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

18th century French Aubusson Verdure tapestry
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Extremely rare and unique oversize french tapestry. depicting a wooded landscape with various birds.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Painting
Located in Sausalito, CA
A very fine circa 1760 French Aubusson tapestry verdure depicting a river bank scene with a large bird and dog in the foreground framed by red flowers with a chateau depicted in the ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in London, GB
A decorative 18th century Aubusson wall hanging or tapestry. Handwoven depicting verdure and birds. Has been relined and restored at some point, though in need or re-looming in certa...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Cotton, Wool

  • 18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
H 59.85 in. W 34.26 in. D 0.79 in.
17th c. French Tapestry, depicting a lush verdure forest scene
Located in Queenstown, MD
17th c. French Tapestry depicts a lush verdure forest scene and has remarkable detail. It is surrounded with a rich foliate border.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Tapestries

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Wool

French 17th Century Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, 'circa 1680'
Located in Tetbury, Gloucestershire
A large and quite stunning French Louis XIV period verdure tapestry, depicting a beautiful country scene, featuring woodland and birds, an imposing chateau is framed at the centre,...
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Antique 1680s French Louis XIV Tapestries

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Fabric

An Aubusson Verdure Entre Fenetre Tapestry
Located in Madrid, ES
Woven in wools and silks, depicting a woodland scene with a bird perching in a tree, in a border with grotesques.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Tapestries

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Wool

  • An Aubusson Verdure Entre Fenetre Tapestry
  • An Aubusson Verdure Entre Fenetre Tapestry
  • An Aubusson Verdure Entre Fenetre Tapestry
  • An Aubusson Verdure Entre Fenetre Tapestry
H 104.14 in. W 53.55 in. D 0.79 in.
Early 18th Century Verdure Tapestry Fragment, Aubusson
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in London, GB
A wooded landscape with a tree in the centre. Surrounded by a double plain border in dark blue/green and yellow. Woven in wools and silk, France circa 1720. The tapestry has old r...
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Antique Early 18th Century French Régence Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

18th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Depicting a Deer Hunt
Located in London, GB
Verdure tapestry with a large house in the distance and two stags being chased by two hounds. . The foreground has a rich floral and foliate decoration with poppies, flowers and fr...
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Antique 1760s French Louis XV Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Cartoon with Birds in a Wooded Landscape
Located in London, GB
Tapestry cartoon for a verdure tapestry with birds in a wooded landscape. Oil on canvas, currently unstretched. Aubusson, France. Tapestry cartoons are the life size models from w...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Tapestries

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Canvas

Verdure Tapestry
Located in Stockholm, SE
Verdure tapestry with a design of trees, shrubs plus some hills and valleys in the background.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Western European Rugs

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Silk, Wool

  • Verdure Tapestry
  • Verdure Tapestry
  • Verdure Tapestry
  • Verdure Tapestry
W 125.99 in. L 116.93 in.
Antique French Bench With Verdure Tapestry
Located in Santa Rosa, CA
18th C or Earlier tapestry on 19th C french bench in walnut
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Antique 19th Century Benches

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Wood

Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in Stockholm, SE
Verdure from Flandern. Design: Two male wanderers in a forest. Good condition, rewoven dark brown areas.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

  • Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
  • Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
  • Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
  • Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
W 119.69 in. L 121.66 in.
Very Large Verdure Aubusson Tapestry Cartoon C. 1880
Located in London, GB
Large Aubusson tapestry cartoon for a verdure tapestry, oil on canvas. The cartoon has various scenes dotted within the luxuriant green foliage displaying a variety of different subj...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Paintings

18th Century French Verdure Tapestry
Located in Vulpellac, Girona
18th century French verdure tapestry. Made in Aubusson. "A verdure is a tapestry that is based on the subject of the natural countryside scenery of forests and foliage. The beauty ...
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Antique 18th Century European British Colonial Tapestries

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Wool

  • 18th Century French Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century French Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century French Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century French Verdure Tapestry
H 125.99 in. W 145.67 in. L 125.99 in.
18th Century French Verdure Tapestry of Village through Trees
Located in Atlanta, GA
French 18th century verdure tapestry featuring a village through trees with birds. In blues, greens and earth tones.  
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Antique 18th Century French Tapestries

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Wool

18th Century Antique French Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
Birds and a dog in a wooded landscape with structures in the distance within a floral border. Measures: Height 8 '1'' x Width 10'9''  An antique tapestry would be one that was pr...
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Antique 18th Century French British Colonial Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

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French Verdure Tapestry For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the French verdure tapestry you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of fabric, wool and tapestry, every French verdure tapestry was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect French verdure tapestry — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right French verdure tapestry, those designed in Regency, Baroque and Louis XV styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one French verdure tapestry that is appealing in its simplicity, but Aubusson Manufacture and Atelier Lam produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a French Verdure Tapestry?

Prices for a French verdure tapestry start at $325 and top out at $99,000 with the average selling for $5,900.

Finding the Right Tapestries for You

Whether you hang them behind your bed as a dazzling alternative to a headboard or over the sofa as a large-scale focal point in the living room, vintage tapestries can introduce an array of textures and colors to any space in your home.

Woven wall hangings haven’t consistently enjoyed the popularity or earned the highbrow status that other types of wall decorations have over the years, at least not since the 1970s, which was somewhat of a heyday for tapestries. Today, however, these tactile works of art are seeing a renaissance, as modern weavers are forging new paths in the medium while the demand for antique and vintage tapestries continues to grow.

“We are drawn to texture in environments, and we see tapestries as a subtle layer of soft ornament,” says Lauren Larson of the New York design duo Material Lust. Indeed, and a lot of opportunity comes along when decorating with this distinctive brand of soft ornament.

Think of wall hangings as paintings created by hand with fabric instead of oil or watercolors. If you’re not simply securing your treasure to a wall with nails, pushpins or Velcro, tapestries can be stretched over a frame, used to create a canopy in a cozy living-room corner, hung from a rod or placed inside a shadowbox. And because this kind of textile art is hundreds of years old, options abound with respect to subjects and designs.

For richly detailed depictions of landscapes and garden scenes, look to antique Chinese tapestries and Japanese tapestries. Aubusson tapestries are ornate wall hangings manufactured in central France that are also characterized by romantic portrayals of nature. For weavers of mid-century modern tapestries, as well as those working in textile arts today, the styles and subject matter are too numerous to mention, with artists exploring experimental shapes, bold colors and provocative abstract designs.

Antique, new and vintage tapestries can make a room feel warm and welcoming — find yours on 1stDibs now.

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