Masters of the Spirit Tapestry Exhibit
   
Original description of the Masters of the Spirit Tapestry.
Tapestry image details.
Description of the "neurological" tapestry.
Map of tapestry characters.


  Original Description
  Masters of the Spirit Tapestry
   
 
Tapestry
Gobelin tapestry stitch (3.35m x 4.75m, first production of a design by E.O.D.V Guillonnet.
 
Theme
Masters of the Spirit (arts)
Date of Acquisition
1969
 
Source of Funds
Donated by the late Mr. P.A. Woodward
Provenance:
Purchased from:
M. Antoine Behna
Prefonds
Presly, Cher
France
 
Text
"Les lettres servent d'ornement dans la prosperite et de consolation dans le malheur"
"ARISTOTLE"
 
Other Information
The weaver was apparently a 68 year old man. (The tapestry is signed Roland, 1954). He suffered a 'stroke' part way through the work resulting in the much inferior craftsmanship on the right hand side of the tapestry.
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