Tapestry Entrefenêtre: the Woman of Timnath
The Story of Samson

Artist/maker unknown, Flemish. Workshop of Jan Raes II, Flemish, born c. 1570, died before May 19, 1643.

Made in Brussels, Southern Netherlands (modern Belgium), Europe

c. 1625

Wool and silk

13 feet x 2 feet 9 inches (396.3 x 83.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
Gift of Clifford Lewis, Jr., 1947

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The term entrefenêtre is derived from fenêtre, the French word for window. The direct translation is between a window or opening, which is where narrow tapestries like this one hung.