Tapestry: The Seven Deadly Sins by Unknown Artist

This tapestry originally formed one of a set symbolically representing the story of the Seven Deadly Sins with Biblical scenes and allegorical groups illustrating the subject.

Details

Medium:
Textile
Dimensions:
406 x 419 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £6,500)
Acquired in:
1919

The frieze has the Royal arms of King Henry VIII.

Provenance

Hampton Court, Cardinal Wolsey, 1521

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