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  LOUIS XIIIth embroidery representig "JAEL killing SISARA"
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Ref : 70897
2 900 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Silk and gold and silver threads
Dimensions :
L. 16.14 inch X H. 14.57 inch
Tapestry & Carpet  -   LOUIS XIIIth embroidery representig "JAEL killing SISARA" 17th century -   LOUIS XIIIth embroidery representig "JAEL killing SISARA" Louis XIII -   LOUIS XIIIth embroidery representig "JAEL killing SISARA"
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LOUIS XIIIth embroidery representig "JAEL killing SISARA"

Exceptional framed embroidery, representing "Jael killing Sisara", General of Jasin, king of the Canaanites.
Jael in a,ceremony dress embroidered with gold and silver threads, holds a hammer in her right hand. To her left, lying on the ground, a man who is obviously dead; in front of him, his helmet surmounted by feathers and his scimitar (oriental sword).
Embroideries of gold and silver threads.The faces and hands of the characters are applied in painted silk.

On the back of the frame; inscription on old paper: Jael therefore Haber's wife took one of the big nails of her tent,and with a hammer entered without noise in the tent of Sisara and having put the nail on the temple of this one, struck it with his
hammer and pierced his brain and so Sisara passed from sleep to death.

Judges' book ch.V.21

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