The Arrival of Telemachus on Calypso's Island, from The Story of Telemachus

A work made of wool, silk, and linen, slit, dovetailed and double interlocking tapestry weave.
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  • A work made of wool, silk, and linen, slit, dovetailed and double interlocking tapestry weave.

Date:

after 1776

Artist:

After a design by an unknown artist based on an engraving after François Boucher (1703–1770), The Arrival of Telemachus on Calypso’s Island (L’arrivée de Télémaque dans l’île de Calypso)
Possibly woven at the workshop of Gabriel Babonneix (born 1756?) at the Manufacture Royale d’Aubusson
France, Aubusson

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Artist

Manufacture Royale d’Aubusson

Title

The Arrival of Telemachus on Calypso's Island, from The Story of Telemachus

Origin

France

Date

1776–1800

Medium

Wool, silk, and linen, slit, dovetailed and double interlocking tapestry weave

Dimensions

330.2 × 284 cm (129 5/16 × 113 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Lt. Col. William Deering Howe

Reference Number

1944.4

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