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Attributed to the weaving workshop funded by William Sheldon. The Sacrifice of Isaac, probably made between 1561 and 1613. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964 (64.101.1282) #tapestrytuesday

Attributed to the workshop of John Vanderbank the Elder (Flemish, 1683–1717). The Toilet of the Princess (from a pair of Indo-Chinese scenes), 1690–1715. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. George F. Baker, 1953 (53.165.2) | In the 1690s the London weaver John Vanderbank supplied nine tapestries in the "Indian Manner" to Kensington Palace, perhaps to complement the vast Asian porcelain collection of Queen Mary II. #tapestrytuesday