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Tapisserie aux armes de la famille Parreno-Calderon

Reference :
9 256
H. 288 x L. 323 cm / H. 9ft 6 x W. 10ft 8

A Bruges Armorial tapestry

16th century, circa 1550

Woven in wool ans silk (warp in wool, weft in wool and silk)

 

Coat of arms

According to Guy Delmarcel, the coat of arms belongs to the Spanish family: Parreno-Calderon. Calderon in Spanish means cauldron.  It possibly was a family of high rank soldiers, according to the trophies we can see in the borders.

 

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