Antiques Textiles

HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian

HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian
HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian
HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian
HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian
HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian

HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian    HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian

An antique double weave, or Finnweave, cotton wall tapestry - called'täkänä' in Finland - featuring Medieval-themed imagery, including knights, horses and maidens. It also bears the words'LVCÆ X' - or'Luke 10' - and is presumably a Bible reference. The täkänä probably dates to c. The tapestry is particularly large, and is fairly scarce on this kind of grand scale.

Because it is a Finnweave tapestry, it is double-sided - each side being a negative of the other. Material: Cotton Height: 2000mm / 78.7" Width or Diameter: 1000mm / 39.3" Country of Origin: Finland Period of Manufacture: 1900s-1910s Vintage Condition: Some age-related - but uniform - darkening of the white cotton.

The item "HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian" is in sale since Monday, April 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Tapestries". The seller is "wilson_and_coleman" and is located in Lincolnshire. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • Colour: White
  • Product: Tapestries
  • Material: Cotton

HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian    HUGE 2m Antique Finnish Takana Medieval / Biblical Wall Tapestry Scandinavian