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.

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

Date:
c. 1625

Medium:
Wool and silk

Dimensions:
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

Accession Number:
1947-93-1

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

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Label:
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.