Tapestry showing the Apparition of the Cross before Constantine
Figural composition designed in 1632 by Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini), Italian, 1596 - 1669. Woven at the Barberini tapestry factory, Rome. Workshop of Jacomo della Riviera, Flemish.
Social Tags [?]east lothian [x] scotland [x] tapestry [x] the battle of athelstaneford [x] the saltire cross [x]
[Add Your Own Tags]
This tapestry is from the series that Cardinal Francesco Barberini ordered from his own factory to complete the set given to him by Louis XIII of France.
Explore the Collections
* Works in the collection are moved off view for many different reasons. Although gallery locations on the website are updated regularly, there is no guarantee that this object will be on display on the day of your visit.