Gobelins Style - Panoramique Woven Tapestry
In the 18th century there was a demand for exotic art in Europe and Gobelins was there to supply that demand of the people. Due to all the stories circulating Europe of exciting new places traveled in the far east, people naturally wanted to see the fascinating places and scenes they had been told so much about. They also wanted to show off such exciting works-of-art in their homes.
This is a fictional work, Gobelins Style, Panoramique Tapestry as seen by the landscape of perhaps an estate wall in France with a pyramid and the palm trees all in one place, yet well accepted at the time. This art work continues to be popular today.
Size: 80 inches wide by 60 inches tall
Weight: 4 pounds
Primary Colors: Green, Yellow
Secondary Colors: Blue, Beige, Red, Cream
Material: 50% Wool, 40% Cotton and 10% others
Country: Woven in France. Pansu Tapestry.
Category: European Wall Tapestries and Tapestry Hangings
Details: Backed with lining and tunnel for easy hanging. Gently vacuum or dry clean as needed.
Woven in France
History: Panoramique is a scenic landscape in the Trompe l'oeil style of the Gobelins tapestries from the 18th and 19th century, this Flemish jacquard woven imported French impressionist decorative fine art wall hanging tapestry takes you on a terrace to admire a landscape of ocher and green. Trompe l'oeil - French for deceive the eye is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions. Forced perspective is a comparable illusion in architecture. A beautiful piece that will bring a sense of soft beauty to any room it is displayed in.
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Rod and tassels not included.