Noel Treacy

Noel Treacy

Posted on 09/12/2010


Photo taken on August 14, 2010



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Medieval tapestry
Boar and Bear Hunt
The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries
Oak figures
Medieval and Renaissance Galleries
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Squire
Victoria and Albert Museum
Tapestry
Knight
Franklin
London
England
Nikkor 50mm f/2


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The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries; Boar and Bear Hunt

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries; Boar and Bear Hunt
"In the Middle Ages rulers and nobles were passionately fond of hunting. Here the hunting scenes are accurately portrayed but the participants wear elaborate court dress. "
from: collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O69636/tapestry-the-devonshire...

in the foreground early 16thC oak figures representing from left to right a Franklin, a Squire and a Knight (for clearer view of figures see other images in the V&A set)

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