Lille taken by Louis XIV, Tapisserie Art de Lys

"Point de Flandres" weave - Tapisserie Art de Lys - XVI - XVII centuries tapissery

Description

In August, 1667, the city of Lille (in the background) is won by the French against the Spanish, during the reign of king Louis XIV. The 3 characters on the tapestry are Louis XIV, Turenne and Vauban. This tapestry is a part of 14 tapestries which were woven by the Gobelins manufactory in the XVIIth century.

Weaving with ""Point de Flandres" weave" - 50% wool - 40% cotton

Available sizes

200 x 300cm1 447,50 €1 300,50 €

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