Odysseus fakes insanity


Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož
Ptuj, Slovenia

Odysseus fakes insanity
Brussels manufacture, beginning of the 17th century
Tapestry, 249,5 x 198,5 cm
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum, UO 485 T


  • Title: Odysseus fakes insanity
  • Creator: Unknown/Neznan
  • Location Created: Ptuj castle, Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum
  • Provenance: Legacy of the Leslie family at the castle of Ptuj, Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj Ormož/Regional Museum Ptuj Ormož
  • Physical Dimensions: w198,5 x h249,5 cm
  • Long Description: Tapstries are the most precious part of the Leslie family heritage in the Ptuj castle. They represent the exellent work of art woven with woolen warp threads and woolen and silk weft threads. One of the four preserved tapestries with scenes from the Odyssey represent Odysseus before the Trojan war.
  • Type: Tapestry

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