Sweden, Scania, Bara district
late 18th century
52 x 94.5 cm
A representative tapestry from Bara in excellent condition, The colours are remarkably fresh and belie their age, and the flowers harmonise perfectly with the two red lions and castles in wreaths.
V. Hansen, Swedish Textile Art: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania: The Khalili Collection, London 1996, cat. 2, pp.24–5.