- Date 1600-1725
- Place of Origin Gudbrandsdal, Oppland, Norway
- Creator Unknown
Thick warp of linen or another bast fiber, ca. 10 epi. Z-spun two-ply spelsau wool weft. Billedvev (tapestry) techniques with hatching, outlining, and dovetail joins. Theme of Adoration of the Magi. Tapestry design divided into four sections. Three sections each have a Magi (wise man). The fourth section shows the Magi presenting gifts to Mary and the Christ child. Decorative borders.
Inscription: The Great Holy Three Kings Coming from Saba. (In Norwegian. Some letters not legible).
- Materials Wool, linen
- Dimensions length: 75.5 inches; width: 55.5 inches
- Identifier / Source 1984.123.001 - Gift of Sylvea Bull Curtis