The Flagellation – 14th Century Italian Embroidered Tapestry

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This embroidered panel representing the Flagellation is a remarkable expression of the Florentine Gothic style. While the needlework has been attributed to the Florentine Geri Lapi, the designer has not been recognized.

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The Flagellation

Date: mid-14th century

Geography: Made in Florence, Italy

Culture: Italian

Medium: Silk and metallic threads on linen

Dimensions: Overall: 10 1/2 x 16in. (26.7 x 40.6cm)

Classification: Textiles-Embroidered

Credit Line: Bequest of Charles F. Iklé, 1963

Accession Number: 64.27.18

 

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