« 2018. #1 (139)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 3 (141), 269–280

UDK 745.52.046(44)”16”:[069.02:39(477.83-25)


Received 4.02.2018



Klimashevskyi Andrii, Candidate of Sciences in Art Studies,

Deputy in  scientific and museum work of director

of the Institute of Ethnology

of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Svobody Avenue 15,  79000, Lviv, Ukraine.

Contacts: e-mail:

Oksana Herii, Candidate of Sciences in Art Studies,

Senior Researcher,

Folk Art Department

of the Institute of Ethnology

of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Svobody Avenue 15,  79000, Lviv, Ukraine.

Contacts: e-mail:

 Abstract. The article attributes the tapestry of the XVII century, which is presented in the exposition of the Lviv Museum of Ethnography and Arts. The country of production of this tapestry, the manufactory, a probable author of the cardboard to it is ascertained on the basis of use of a broad comparative material, analysis of iconography, compositional construction, and disclosure of the symbolic and allegorical content of the images, the country of production of this tapestry. The plot action, presented in the mullion of the wallpaper, is considered and interpreted in the context of the cultural-historical and political processes in Europe XVII century.

Keywords: tapestry, wallpaper, baroque, France, Aubusson, Anna Austrian, Mazarini, Cleopatra, Simone Wue.


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