18th century

MYTHOLOGICAL NEEDLEPOINT

  • France - probably Paris
  • 18th century
  • Needlepoint
  • Wool
  • 7'8.1" x 2'11.4"

The upper scene shows the story of Vertumne et Pomone from Ovide's Métamorphosis.

The lower scene shows Hercule killing the centaur Nessus whom kidnapped his wife  Déjanire.