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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Swiss or German (16th century)
Title:Tapestry fragment: The Way to Emmaus
Date Made:ca. 1500
Type:Wall Hanging
Materials:textile
Place Made:Europe: Switzerland (Northern)
Measurements:Overall: 29 in x 34 in; 73.7 cm x 86.4 cm; Frame: 30 1/2 in x 35 1/4 in; 77.5 cm x 89.5 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1979.24
Credit Line:Gift of Kirk E. Long, Class of 1965
1979-24-ac.jpg

Description:
Since script is in German, it must date after the Reformation

Tags:
religion; Christianity; travel; travelers; narrative; figures; text; mountains; landscapes

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