- Charles Le Brun commissioned 12 wonderful tapestries from La Manufacture des Gobelins

Charles Le Brun commissioned 12 wonderful tapestries from La Manufacture des Gobelins. They depicted the various Royal Houses belonging to King Louis XIV.

Blanche of Lancaster died on the 12th September 1368. She was the first wife of John of Gaunt and the mother of Henry IV.

Blanche of Lancaster was just twenty-three when she died this day in She was the first wife of John of Gaunt the son of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault.

Two Riddles of the Queen of Sheba, ca. 1490-1500. Upper Rheinish. Made in Strasbourg, Upper Rhineland, Germany. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1971 (1971.43) #Cloisters

Medieval tapestry depicting the meeting of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon

'Pomona' tapestry design, with figure by Edward Burne-Jones and background by William Morris, 1884, at Wigthwick Manor.

150 years of Morris & Co

'Pomona' tapestry design, with figure by Edward Burne-Jones and background by William Morris, 1884

seamless border

my grandmother had like tapestry my mother had framed for her, then it came to my daughter when my mother passed. It is beautiful.

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