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The Elephant from a set of five Grotesques

Guy-Louis Vernansaldesigned ca. 1688, woven ca. 1690–1711

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: The Elephant from a set of five Grotesques
  • Creator: Beauvais|Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer|Philippe Béhagle|Jean Berain|Guy Louis Vernansal the Elder
  • Date Created: designed ca. 1688, woven ca. 1690–1711
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall (confirmed): 116 x 181 in. (294.6 x 459.7 cm)
  • Type: Tapestry
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/229569
  • Medium: Wool, silk (21-27 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: French, Beauvais

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