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Adoration of the Magi Antependium, between 1500 and 1525

  • German

Wool, and silk

  • Overall: 41 1/2 × 93 3/4 inches (105.4 × 238.1 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Fisher

49.506

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Christianity
  • German
  • Men
  • Tapestry
  • Silk (textile)
  • Wool (textile)
  • Figures (representations)
  • Antependium
  • Brabant
  • Christ
  • Virgin mary
  • Adoration of the magi

Mr. William A. Fisher [1886–1969] and Mrs. Lura Titus Fisher [1881–1976] (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA)

1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Christmas Exhibition. Exh. cat. [?], Grand Rapids Art Gallery. Grand Rapids, December 5-January 6, 1957. Textile Masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat. [?], DIA. Detroit, September 13, 1978-January 14, 1979, no. 21. Barnet, P. Clothed in Majesty: European Ecclesiastical Textiles from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, September 14, 1991-February 9, 1992, no. 21, p 36.

German, Adoration of the Magi Antependium, between 1500 and 1525, wool, and silk. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Fisher, 49.506.