16th century

MILLEFLEURS WITH COAT OF ARMS

  • Flanders
  • Probably Bruges
  • Early 16th century
  • Wool and silk
  • 5'6.5" x 12'9.5"

Provenance : collection Emile and Isaac Pereire, Hôtel Pereire, Paris 

Very beautiful tapestry with the coat of arms of Christine de Lexhy, wife of Knight Henry de Lexhy, alderman of Saint Trond, prosperous city during the 16th c., commercial crossroads between Antwerp and Cologne.