Couple of great English style houpellandes - love the padded roll on the back view, with the liripipe and insane dagged bit!!!  Devonshire hunting Tapestries (Detail), 1420, England

Late middle ages: Couple of great English style houpellandes - love the padded roll on the back view, with the liripipe and insane dagged bit!

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Baskets in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Alexander as Aeronaut, 15th century tapestry

Griffins adopting a semi-heraldic posture around Alexander on his throne. The medieval legend has Alexander capturing griffins to lift him up to see heaven.

Fragment of Coptic woollen tapestry, probably a  screen curtain, with the expressionistic head of a female figure,  perhaps the personification of Spring. 3rd-4th c. 0.20x0.19 m. (ΓΕ 7177)Fragment of a linen tunic band, decorated with a  grid pattern of lozenges and medallions with symmetrical motifs. From  Egypt, 8th-9th c

Fragment of Coptic woollen tapestry, probably a screen curtain, with the expressionistic head of a female figure, perhaps the personification of Spring.

A COPTIC TEXTILE PANEL -  CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. The rectangular polychrome panel with a fringed border, centered by four roundels each containing a running warrior, nude but for a mantle draped over the shoulder, the upper left warrior holding a bow and arrow, the other warriors carrying shields and attributes, framed by scrolling vines, enclosing various flora and fauna including a bird, a goat and a pomegranate 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) long

A COPTIC TEXTILE PANEL - CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. The rectangular polychrome panel with a fringed border, centered by four roundels each containing a running warrior, nude but for a mantle draped over the shoulder, the upper left warrior holding a bow and arrow, the other warriors carrying shields and attributes, framed by scrolling vines, enclosing various flora and fauna including a bird, a goat and a pomegranate 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) long

Coptic textiles characterized by 'S-twist' of thread. They would wash wool fibers in hot water & wood ash soap & then dry them. Next, they would beat out dirt & card linen, silk & woolen fibers. The fiber was then graded, bleached & spun into thread. Spinners would pull out fibers and twist them together. This was done by either rolling fibers between palms or using a hooked stick. The Copt weavers also invented flying shuttle technique, which uses second shuttle to weave in an extra linen…

Coptic textiles characterized by the 'S-twist' of thread. Wool fibers were…

LICORNE - UNICORN

The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries) Date: Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries; Swan and Otter Hunt (Tapestry) | V&A Search the Collections

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries (Tapestry)

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries (Tapestry), (made). Swan and Otter Hunt, from The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries, century.

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