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Medici Armorial

A work made of wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave with wrapping outlining wefts and areas of 4:4 plain interlacing of gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk wefts.
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  • A work made of wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave with wrapping outlining wefts and areas of 4:4 plain interlacing of gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk wefts.

Date:

1643/44

Artist:

After a cartoon by Lorenzo Lippi (1606–1665), painted before April 27, 1643
Woven at the Medici workshop under the direction of Pietro van Asselt (c. 1600–1644), before June 15, 1644
Italy, Florence

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Artist

Lorenzo Lippi

Title

Medici Armorial

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1643–1644

Medium

Wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave with wrapping outlining wefts and areas of 4:4 plain interlacing of gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk wefts

Dimensions

216.7 x 311.2 cm (85 3/8 x 122 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Allerton

Reference Number

1944.412

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