FLEMISH BIBLICAL TAPESTRY OF THE CREATION AND FALL OF MAN
POSSIBLY OUDENAARDE, LATE 16TH / EARLY 17TH CENTURY
woven with scenes from Genesis Chapters 2 and 3 depicting the Creation of Adam, the union of Adam and Eve; placement in the Garden of Eden; the Tempation at the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil; and the Fall and Expulsion from the Garden; with various animals and plants, in a four sided deep border with foliate scrolls and cartouches, marked at the corners with masks, the field with a Cross of St. George cartouche
630cm long, 205cm high
Estimate £10,000-15,000

Sold for £85,250 (buyer's premium included)