There is a complete large-leaf tapestry, described as Oudenaarde or Grammont 1540-1550, in the Kunsthistoriches Museum, Vienna, with broad luxurious borders and a large leaf central panel with perching birds, illustrated in Candace Adelson, European Tapestry in the Minneapolis Institute of Art, New York, 1994, No.10. pp.116-121, as fig.52, along with a fragment of a central section without borders, in their permanent collection. See also Guy Delmarcel, Flemish Tapestry, London, 1999, pg.191, for a complete tapestry (271 by 462cm), circa 1550-1575 with an Oudenaarde workshop mark, from The Art Institute in Chicago (Gift of Robert Allerton, 1926.762). The Metropolitan Museum has two large-leaf verdure fragments, with a design with more serrated leaf edges, circa 1550-1600, from Grammont (one with the town mark), and both have sections of the overlapping border, see Edith A. Standen, European Post-Medieval Tapestries in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, 1985, Vol. I., No. 24., pp. 177-179, figs.24a-24b.
For another comparable example see Sotheby’s Monaco, 25th June 1984, lot 3239, which incorporates vases in the corners of the borders, and has an unidentified weaver’s cypher. Another comparable with border of similar scale and spacing was sold Sotheby’s, Florence, 23 May 1988, lot 544. See I. De Meuter, Tapisseries d’Audenarde du XVI au XVIII Siècle, 1999, for comprehensive discussion of the Oudenaarde tapestry production.
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