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Mid-17th Century antique tapestry - Eros bringing the two sisters of Psyché

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Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin France
Period Pre 18th Century
Materials Handwoven wool tapestry
Dimensions
W. 92.52 in; H. 74.8 in;
W. 235 cm; H. 190 cm;
Condition Excellent. This tapestry is in excellent condition and has vivid original colours.
Creation Date c.1667
Description Title: Eros bringing the two sisters of Psyché
Faubourg Saint Germain workshop Paris
Dimensions: 235 x 190 cm
c.1667
Provenance: Private collection, France

The episode shown here is Zephyr bringing the two sisters of Psyché to the palace of Psyché and Cupid-Eros.

Cupid-Eros and Psyché are living happily and in secret, but one day, Psyché requested to meet her sisters. Cupid-Eros was worried of the sisters who seem to be jealous women, but he still agreed, and sent the God of wind, Zephyr to bring them to the palace. Psyché showed them her world, her palace and her wealth. However, the two curious sisters tried to find out more about her husband’s identity. Psyché then confessed that she had never seen him as he refuses to reveal his face. The two sisters sowed doubt among Psyché.

The episode shown here is rare. In the background, the palace is represented where we guess a feast that Psyché is enjoying.
Styles / Movements Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 297954
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