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A section of the Blue and Silver Tapestries, attributed to John Vanderbank, London, circa 1685.

Pallas, the naked goddess seated with spear and gorgon’s head shield, four figures grouped to the right and a flying cupid above, with Latin inscription below (partly concealed behind the bed), 9ft. 9ins. high by 10ft. 6ins. wide.

The 1688 Burghley Inventory records:  My Lord’s Bedd Chamr. ‘3 peices of Blue and Gold Hangings by Vanderbanc’.


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