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LARGE WALL HANGING 'TUBAL CAIN & GIOHARGUS'

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A French Medieval replica cotton tapestry representing 'The Art of Sword Forging - Tubal Cain & Giohargus', after the original tapestry, 1st quarter of the 16th Century, displayed in the Weapons Room #22 in the Cluny Museum . This wonderful wall hanging depicts Tubal Cain, the inventor of the art of forging, forging a bar of iron on an anvil holding aloft a hammer in his left hand, a standing dog nearby barking and to the left, Giohargus, the inventor of weighing with weights,  richly dressed with headgear holding a pair of scales in his right hand and a large weight next to his feet.

Circa: First Half 20th Century

Origin: France

Condition: Good condition with wear consistent with age and use

Dimensions: 182cm h x 167.5cm w

Ref: 4202