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The 8th Lord Howard de Walden

Betrothal Scene

Period:
Late Gothic
Description:
This is one of several tapestries collected by the 8th Lord Howard de Walden and now on display in the Keep at Dean Castle.

In the foreground a young couple and their courtiers are grouped around a column surmounted by an allegorical figure of love. Onlookers watch from a balcony behind them.
Place of Production:
Brussels
Materials/Media:
wool, linen, silk
Dimensions:
4 x 4.57m
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
EATX059n
Creation Date:
circa 1510-20
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council