Shepherds Purse: tapestry - Scene of hunting and shepherding

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This tapestry is currently located in Washington, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and may be part of the same group from Chaumont as Scene of hunting and dance.

Several shepherds of both sexes stand talking while a hunt passes in the background. All appear to wear Shepherds Purses with rings and hanging implements, most of which are indistinguishable in this photo, but knives and cyllindrical boxes are identifiable.


Joubert, Fabienne. 1987. La tapisserie médiévale au musée de Cluny. Éditions de la Re/union des musées nationaux, Paris. p.126, fig. 188