16th century

Millefleurs with coat of arms

  • Flanders
  • 16th century (c. 1500 - 1520)
  • Woven
  • Wool
  • 3'2" x 5'3"

A garland of flowers and fruits stands against a millefleurs background. In the centre, a coat of arms hungs to a palm tree ans is surrounded by two armors. It is the symbol of the Fair in the Bible and was often used to hold coats of arms in a millefleurs.