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Triumph of Prudence

Description

Tapestry depicting the 'Triumph of Prudence' and showing her crowned with a wreath of laurel, holding a mirror and a lance and seated on a triumphal chariot drawn by two dragons: Flanders (now Belgium), Brussels, c. 1520 - 1528

Museum reference

A.1898.324

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Tapestry

Production information

Unknown
Belgium, EUROPE

Date

Early 16th century

Materials

Textile

Associations

Depicted: Prudence
Depicted: Judith
Depicted: Cassandra
Depicted: Esther
Depicted: Gideon
Depicted: Carneades
Depicted: King Solomon
Depicted: Queen of Sheba
Depicted: King David
Depicted: Abigail
Depicted: Cadmus
Depicted: Titus
Depicted: Medusa
Depicted: Prometheus
Depicted: Pallas
Depicted: Pegasus

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/art-and-design/triumph-of-prudence-tapestry

On display

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