April from a set of The Months of Lucas

Wool, silk (20-21 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.) | 360.7 x 269.2cm | Designed c. 1535, woven 1732-37

Unknown Artist

This tapestry was part of a set of twelve celebrating courtly pastimes, each dedicated to a month of the year. Here, courtiers enjoy the mild mid-spring weather of April; they venture out of the castle to go boating, gather flowers, and make music wi...
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