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Tapestry: Portière aux Armes de France
woven under the direction of Etienne-Claude Le Blond (French, about 1700 - 1751, active at Gobelins, 1727 - 1751)
Pierre-Josse Perrot (French, active 1724 - 1750)
Royal Factory of Furniture to the Crown at the Gobelins Manufactory (French, founded 1662 - present)
Gobelins, France (Place created)
designed 1727, woven about 1730 - 1740
Wool and silk; modern cotton lining
360.7 x 266.7 cm (142 x 105 in.)
The arms of
The Gobelins tapestry manufactory wove twenty-eight examples of this tapestry over a period of about fifteen years. One of these portièresdecorated the door of a salon at