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17th Century Flemish Mythological Tapestry, with Trojan War Scene and Border

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A Flemish mythological tapestry from the 17th century, depicting the Spartan king, Menelaus, seated at left, sending his brother Agamemnon and the Greek troops to Troy to recover his wife, Helen, who had been abducted by Paris, thus starting the Trojan War.  Enclosed within a narrow monochromatic border. Wool with silk inlay. Measures: 10’5” H x 4’2” W. Hanging: The tapestry comes ready for hanging, with linen backing and a strip of hook and loop tape at the top end, which can be connected to the opposite side of the supplied hook and loop tape, which could be tacked to your wall. For those who prefer the use of a tapestry rod, we can add the appropriate size loops to accommodate your needs. We now have a large selection of antique tapestry rods available as well, which we can provide detail upon request.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 180 in. (457.2 cm)Width: 125 in. (317.5 cm)Depth: 0.05 in. (1.27 mm)
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  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    17th Century
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 319561stDibs: LU1201220337202

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