Artist Flemish
Title
  • "The Captive Rulers," from the Deeds and Triumphs of Scipio Africanus
Date ca. 1660
Medium wool, silk, silver and gilt-metal wrapped thread
Dimensions Overall: 125 inches × 18 feet 4 inches (3 m 17.5 cm × 5 m 58.8 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Theodore Bargman
Accession Number 65.77
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions remnant of banderole (bottom, center):

"NISI DOMINUS AEDIFICAVERIT DOMUM, IN VANUM LABORANT, QUI AEDIFICANT EAM."





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Don Luis de Benavides
Chester A. Souther, Detroit, MI;
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Bargman, Detroit, MI;
his widow, Mrs. Theodore Bargman, Detroit, MI
Darr, Alan Phipps, Tracey Albainy and Melanie Holcomb. Woven Splendor: Five Centuries of European Tapestry in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1996, p. 74. [as "Roman Triumph"]