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Mortlake Tapestry, England

Origin England
Period 18th Century
Materials Wool & Silk
W. 140 in; H. 94 in;
W. 355.6 cm; H. 238.76 cm;
Condition Good. Crisp, bright colors.
Creation Date Late 17th/early 18th
Description An English late 17th, early 18th century Mortlake tapestry depicting the Three Graces and Hermes in an idyllic Italianate setting with ruins and castle in the background. The Graces represent the essence of beauty, charm, and grace and were associated with the Nine Muses, who presided and inspired arts and sciences. Hermes represents fertility and a messenger god. The border with the flag of England, white shield with red cross of St. George.
Styles / Movements Classical
Incollect Reference Number 191231
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