Medieval Images of Sheep Shearing

from a 12th century illuminated manuscript, source unspecified

Harvesting and sheep shearing at the Chateau Eyampes
Duc du Berry Book of Hours (c. 1410)

This tapestry was woven in Tournai with silk yarns around 1470. The original is displayed in Brussels in the Royal Art and History Museum. This tapestry probably belongs to a “Series of the Months” and is usually associated with the month of June.


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