Orpheus Playing the Lyre to Hades and Persephone, from Orpheus and Eurydice or The Metamorphoses

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

Date:

c. 1685

Artist:

After a design probably by Peter Ykens (1648–1695) and Pieter Spierinckx (1635–1711)
Woven at the Wauters workshop
Flanders, Antwerp

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Artist

Wauters Workshop

Title

Orpheus Playing the Lyre to Hades and Persephone, from Orpheus and Eurydice or The Metamorphoses

Origin

Antwerp

Date

1675–1695

Medium

Wool and silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave

Dimensions

328.14 × 299.09 cm (129 3/16 × 117 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marshall Field and Company

Reference Number

1952.1245

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