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Early 17th Century Flemish Tapestry

An early 17th century, Flemish tapestry depicting Helen’s Abduction, with lovely colours.

Measurements : 106.25″ High x 80″ Wide.

Small restorations. The top and bottom frieze added later, but of the period.

Circa : Around 1600

In Greek mythology, Helen (in Greek, Ἑλένη – Helene), known as Helen of Troy (and earlier Helen of Sparta), was the daughter of Zeus and Leda (or Nemesis), wife of King Menelaus of Sparta and sister of Castor, Polydeuces and Clytemnestra. Her abduction by Paris brought about the Trojan War.

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