Royal Elephant French Tapestry

Item ID: SOT-59

$232.00 $174.00

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C - H 26 x W 33

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C - H 26 x W 33

$232.00 $174.00

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$442.00 $342.00

A - H 44 x W 58(No Border)

$694.00 $539.00

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Description

Royal Elephant: This French impressionist jacquard woven tapestry wall hanging is a beautiful Asian elephant covered with rich carpets and ornaments. The original is in the Louvre Museum in Paris. It was woven at a carpet factory in Aubusson established by Alexis Sallandrouze, 1808-67. The design, attributed to Jean-Baptiste-Amédée Couder, 1797-1864, draws on a number of different sources. By introducing these exotic influences, this tapestry design contributed to a cultural revival of the decorative arts in France in the 1840's. The luxuriant landscape is framed by pairs of twisted columns. The ornamental border is very rich, composed of a dense, complex tracery recalling the decorative vocabulary of Islamic architecture. Beyond this architectural frame lies a luminous landscape in which an Asian elephant can be seen passing between a palm and a banana tree. The elephant, richly caparisoned from top to toe. The tapestry may have been part of a set representing the continents.

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Dimension

  • 33 x 26 x 0.10

Weight

  • 2.00

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Features

Product Type Tapestry
Color Gold
Composition 80% Cotton, 20% Viscose and Polyester blend.
Finish Backed with lining and tunnel for easy hanging
Shape Rectangle

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Estimated Shipping Date: 05/22/2018


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