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Brussels Tapestry 17th Century, Verdure
Located in Brussels, Brussels
Superb Brussels tapestry from the 17th century representing a verdure with a village and several animals Very fine quarter-point tapestry which is a typical characteristic of Brusse...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Louis XIV Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Silk

  • Brussels Tapestry 17th Century, Verdure
  • Brussels Tapestry 17th Century, Verdure
  • Brussels Tapestry 17th Century, Verdure
  • Brussels Tapestry 17th Century, Verdure
H 151.97 in. W 119.69 in. D 1.19 in.
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

Materials

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.
Antique Flemish Verdure Tapestry, 17th Century
Located in Norwalk, CT
Tapestries were used in the Middle Ages as much for the protection they gave against cold winds as for the decoration, covering openings and acting as canopies around beds. Kings and...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Western European Rugs

Materials

Wool

Flemish 17th Century Verdure Tapestry 9'2 x 15'3
Located in New York, NY
Flemish 17th century Verdure tapestry. 9'2 x 15'3 wide. A beautiful summer scene of a brook in the countryside running past lush flowers and thriving wildlife. In the center an archi...
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Antique 17th Century Dutch Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Late 17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry panel from the late 17th century, featuring a tranquil scene in which a pair of exotic birds stands at center in an idyllic setting of large tree...
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Antique Late 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous antique square 17th century flemish Verdure landscape tapestry without figures in a beautiful and rich summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetation...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Tapestry

17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A magnificent verdure tapestry with deep coloring of blues and greens. Decorated with birds and rich foliage, this tapestry is a landscape of fine quality and rare preservation.
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Antique Early 1700s Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Silk

  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
H 112 in. W 143 in. D 1 in.
Antique 17th Century Square Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous antique square 17th Century flemish Verdure landscape tapestry with two slight figures in a beautiful and rich summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and ve...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Tapestry, Wool

Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry with Children
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous antique 17th century Flemish Verdure Tapestry depicting the noble children playing in the woods. The piece is set amongst a beautiful and rich scene of a countrysi...
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Tapestry

Antique 17th Century Square Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous antique 17th century Flemish verdure landscape tapestry depicting a beautiful and rich summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetation, with two figur...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Tapestry

17th Century Brussels Verdure Landscape Tapestry in Chinoiserie Style
Located in New York, NY
A Brussels verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, featuring a verdant landscape with stately and exotic trees at right, a striking acanthus bush in the foreground, and a l...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool

17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry, w/ a Forest, Trees, and Bushes
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, envisioning an idyllic verdant area, with realistically rendered acanthus plants and floral sprays in the foreground, a la...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry, a Lush Forest & Pendant Border
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, picturing a finely detailed verdant landscape setting, with several bushes and flowers in an idyllic locale. Enclosed with...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Large Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry with Birds
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous and large antique Early 17th century Flemish Verdure landscape tapestry depicting a beautiful and rich summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetation...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Tapestry, Wool

Antique Late 17th Century Antique Franco-Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
This late 17th century Franco-Flemish verdure tapestry, signed RAET, worked in fresh colors, depicting animals in a wooded river landscape with a bird of prey attacking a rabbit in t...
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Tapestry, Wool

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

Materials

Wool

17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry, with Trees, Bushes and Flowers
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, depicting verdant hills with two large blossoming trees in the foreground, a stream and a large domicile in the middle gro...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

17th Cent. Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry, an Exotic Bird & A Lush Setting
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, envisioning an idyllic scene with a heron on a grassy bank between various flora and trees in the foreground, with a pond ...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry, with Exotic Birds in a Landscape
Located in New York, NY
An antique 17th century Flemish verdure landscape tapestry, vertically oriented, size 9'4 H x 5'7 W. This handwoven tapestry depicts a pair of exotic birds in a tranquil verdant land...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Silk

Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry Reconciliation of Jacob and Esau
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous antique 17th century Flemish Verdure Tapestry depicting the Reconciliation of Jacob and Esau. The tapestry illustrates the Old Testament story of Jacob making peac...
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Tapestry

Pair of Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry with Birds
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous and rare pair of antique 17th century Flemish Verdure landscape tapestries depicting a beautiful and rich summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetat...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Tapestry

Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry, with Exotic Birds in a Landscape
Located in New York, NY
An antique Flemish landscape verdure tapestry from the late 17th century, envisioning two exotic birds in an idyllic woodland setting, with a stream separating the foliage in foregro...
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Silk

Exceptional 17th Century Flemish Verdure and Mythological Tapestry
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A spectacular Flemish 17 century combined verdure and mythological handwoven wool tapestry in a simple palette of beige, green, brown and blue, framed with a complete floral border a...
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Antique 1660s Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Antique 17th Century Square Green Floral Flemish Verdure Tapestry with Nobility
Located in New York, NY
This is a lovely Antique 17th Century Square Green Floral Flemish Verdure tapestry depicting a nobleman out for a stroll with two noblewomen on a beautiful summer day in the countrys...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Tapestry

17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry, with an Exotic Bird by Lakeside
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, depicting a crane in a park between large trees and exotic foliage, within fruiting and flowering borders incorporating al...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Set of Eight Tapestry Pillows Cushions Mid-17th Century Flemish Baroque Verdure
Located in Eversholt, Bedfordshire
These pillows or cushions are made from two complete borders of a 17th century verdure tapestry so they are in aesthetic harmony. They depict profuse floral sprays and each cushion h...
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Antique Mid-17th Century European Baroque Textiles

Materials

Tapestry

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

Materials

Tapestry

17th Century Flemish Rustic Verdure Tapestry, with Youths at Play in the Woods
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish tapestry from the 17th century, incorporating verdure and rustic elements, with two rustic men walking in a woodland environment, with acanthus plants in the foreground, a ...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

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

Materials

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.
A Fine Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubousson
Located in Rome, IT
, woven with a wooded river landscape with view of neighboring chateaux, in good four-side floral border. Measure: cm 200 x 300. France, second half of the 17th century.
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Louis XIV Tapestries

Materials

Wool

  • A Fine Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubousson
  • A Fine Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubousson
  • A Fine Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubousson
  • A Fine Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubousson
H 118.12 in. W 78.75 in. D 0.4 in.
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

Materials

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.
17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
Located in London, GB
With a castle in a wooded landscape surrounded by wild animals, including deer and wading birds in the foreground. In browns and greens with many different varieties of plants includ...
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Louis XIV Tapestries

Materials

Silk, Wool

  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
H 122.05 in. W 118.51 in. D 0.2 in.
17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
Located in By Appointment Only, Ontario
17th century handwoven Flemish tapestry of landscape and birds in shades of blue, green and tan. The tapestry has been professionally backed. From important private NY collection. ...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Silk, Wool

  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
H 68 in. W 35.8 in. D 0.75 in.
17th Century 18.5 Foot Long Verdure Tapestry
Located in Glen Ellen, CA
IN THE FOREGROUND, A WOOD WITH OVERSIZE LEAVES AND FLOWERS, EXOTIC BIRDS LEADING TO A HILLED LANDSCAPE OF A RIVER, 3 CASTLES,AND A SKY STRIP BENEATH A CANOPY OF BUSHY FLOWERING TREES...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool

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

Materials

Wool

A PAIR OF VERDURE TAPESTRY FACED CUSHIONS. FLEMISH, 17th CENTURY
Located in New York, NY
RECTANGULAR, EACH APPLIED WITH A MODERN TASSELED FRINGE AND SILK BACKING.<br /> DIMENSIONS WITHOUT FRINGE:<br /> ONE CUSHION, 18 1/2" x 10 1/2", THE SECOND CUSHION, 16 3/4" x 10".
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Belgian Pillows and Throws

Materials

Silk, Tapestry

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

Materials

Fabric

17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry Panel
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Exquisite 17th century Flemish verdure tapestry fragment panel having antique thick woven gold metallic thread border and reverse backed in antique silk with top rings for hanging. ...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry Panel
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry Panel
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry Panel
  • 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry Panel
H 28 in. W 67.5 in. D .25 in.
Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
Wonderful 17th century fine Brussels tapestry of silk and wool weaving with a knotty texture. You can see it's age in the detail photos with wear and tear making this tapestry all th...
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Antique Early 18th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

Materials

Silk, Wool

  • Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
H 116 in. W 96 in. D 1 in.
Antique Late 17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous antique mid-17th century Flemish verdure landscape tapestry depicting a beautiful and rich summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetation. There are ...
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Tapestry, Wool

Beautiful 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
Located in Montreal, QC
Lovely 17th Century Flemish verdure tapestry, featuring a fountain and water park with estate in the background, water flowing under bridge framed by trees with birds and flowers in ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Belgian Renaissance Western European Rugs

Beautiful 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
Located in Greenwich, CT
Lovely 17th Century Flemish verdure tapestry, featuring a fountain and water park with estate in the background, water flowing under bridge framed by trees with birds and flowers in ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Antique Vintage 17th Century Square Green Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
Antique 17th century square Flemish verdure landscape tapestry depicting a beautiful summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetation, a few sheep, and a path leading to ...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Tapestry, Wool

17th Century Verdure Tapestry 7.10x8.10
Located in New York, NY
Exotic 17th Century Flemish verdure tapestry, featuring an estate in the background, exotic birds and flowers in the foreground.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Belgian Tapestries

Antique Square 17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry with Birds
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous antique square 17th century flemish Verdure landscape tapestry with birds depicting a beautiful and rich summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetati...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Tapestry, Wool

18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
Located in Miami, FL
Tapestry panel, Franco-Flemish. Depicting a lush and wooded forest with flora and fauna receding to a distant village.
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Tapestries

  • 18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • 18th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
H 67.5 in. W 82.50 in. D .25 in.
Flemish Verdure 17th Century from Audenarde
Located in Brussels, Brussels
Large Flemish Verdure Tapestry from Audenarde panel dating circa 1680 This fine tapistry depicting a beautiful verdure scene with fine and beautiful colors. Interesting use of pe...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Renaissance Tapestries

Materials

Wool

  • Flemish Verdure 17th Century from Audenarde
  • Flemish Verdure 17th Century from Audenarde
  • Flemish Verdure 17th Century from Audenarde
  • Flemish Verdure 17th Century from Audenarde
H 93.71 in. W 57.09 in. D 1.19 in.
17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, featuring a fox reposing by a pond in a verdant forest setting, with small bushes in the foreground, large trees in the mi...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, with an acanthus plant on the verdant mound in the foreground, stately trees in the middle distance, and further hills, tr...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Late 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure tapestry from the 17th century, depicting a lush landscape with an acanthus plant at lower left, and trees amidst the rolling hills in the foreground and middle dis...
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Antique Late 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

  • Late 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry
H 62 in. W 110 in. D 0.05 in.
17th Century Aubusson Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
An Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, depicting two ducks in a stream in the foreground amongst bird-filled trees in the woods, with rolling hills in the dist...
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Antique 17th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

Materials

Wool

French 17th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Montreal, Quebec
A large French Aubusson 17th century Verdure tapestry featuring a woodland setting enclosed within a scrolling foliate border. Linen, with wool and silk inlay. Handmade in vibrant hu...
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Antique 17th Century French Tapestries

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Wool, Linen, Silk

Lovely 17th Century Verdure Tapestry Cushion
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Late 17th century wool and silk Belgian floral and verdure tapestry cushion
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Baroque Pillows and Throws

Materials

Wool

Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
Antique 17th century Flemish verdure landscape tapestry depicting a lovely countryside with lush trees and vegetation, rolling hills, figures, horses and covered wagons. Please note ...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Tapestry, Wool

17th Century Wool and Silk Verdure Bleue Tapestry
Located in Dallas, TX
This magnificent silk and wood tapestry is from Flanders and dates to the late 1600s. The tapestry’s overall color is referred to as Verdure Bleue or blue greenery. The colors are be...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Silk

  • 17th Century Wool and Silk Verdure Bleue Tapestry
  • 17th Century Wool and Silk Verdure Bleue Tapestry
  • 17th Century Wool and Silk Verdure Bleue Tapestry
  • 17th Century Wool and Silk Verdure Bleue Tapestry
H 78.25 in. W 95.25 in. D .25 in.
17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry with Peacocks
Located in New York, NY
This is a gorgeous antique 17th century Flemish Verdure landscape tapestry depicting a beautiful and rich summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetation, and two peacoc...
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Antique 17th Century Dutch Baroque Tapestries

Materials

Wool, 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

Materials

Wool

17th Century Flemish Verdure Landscape Tapestry, with Large Ancient Tree
Located in New York, NY
A Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, with a large old tree at right as the most prominent feature of a lush woodlands scene full of various trees, bushes, and ...
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Antique 17th Century European Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Antique 17th Century Flemish Verdure Tapestry {from Ralph Lauren window display}
Located in New York, NY
One of a pair of Franco-Flemish verdure tapestries from the late 17th century, circa 1690. The tapestry envisions a verdant landscape dense with trees, bushes, flowers, and acanthus...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Silk

Antique 17th Century Verdure Landscape Tapestry with a Large Tree and Flowers
Located in New York, NY
This tapestry is a Franco-Flemish verdure landscape tapestry from the late 17th century, circa 1690.  It is a fragment, having lost its original borders, with supplemental borders ha...
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Antique 17th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Silk

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Verdure 17th C For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the verdure 17th c you’re looking for. A verdure 17th c — often made from fabric, wool and tapestry — can elevate any home. Each verdure 17th c bearing Baroque hallmarks is very popular.

How Much is a Verdure 17th C?

Prices for a verdure 17th c can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1,000 and can go as high as $195,000, while the average can fetch as much as $16,500.

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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