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Poor Man’s Tapestry

Price: $2900

Stock Number: 2219286
Origin: France
Circa: early 1800's
Height: 9.6"
Width: 6.1"

Description: This is a poor mans tapestry possibly from France or Italy - It depicts scenes from both regions - It is paint on a tightly woven canvas. The poor mans tapestry was used before the digital age dating back to the 1600's even - painting out on paper or cloth that image which would later be woven with wool or silk on the final backing material - these were used as guides for weaving a final tapestry