Offered by Don Verboven - Exquisite Objects
Exquisite Objects & Medieval works of Art
Exceptional tapestry (circa 1890) with the map of America - copy after an original from the early 17th century
Research, conservation and processing by the Royal Heritage Institute (Brussels)
A tapestry depicting a map of America.
The map shows the year 1626 (MDIXXVI)
Indication on the map: Niew Needersland (New York, New Jersey & Delaware) – Haarlem (Harlem) – N-Holland – New Amsterdam – Lange Eylant (Long Island) – Noord-See (North Sea) – Batavorum – America Coloniae
Exceptional historical document with the map of America colonized in 1626.
Research in collaboration with the textile workshop of KIK/IRPA – Brussels (dye analysis).
Research analysis and conservation file available on request.
Conservation (with extermination of any insects) in collaboration with KIK/IRPA.