Bourcht, Jean Vander and Cobus, Jan (Flemish tapestry maker and carpet maker, active 1686 - after 1702)
"In the center of a stone entrance leading to a tall pagoda-like structure is seated a woman cald in loose fitting robe and tunic adorned with the crescent of the Orient. She hold in her hand a sanctuary lamp, into which she pours oil from a vessel held by a putti nearby. At her right a camel upon which is seated two putti, one of whom holds an umbrella. In the foreground various arms and trophies, fruits and flowers. The set are all enclosed in their original borders, woven with vases, clusters of fruit, flowers and leaves, bust portraits and cartouches. They are particularly fine in weave and especially rich in color.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from P. W. French & Company, November 18, 1927."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 169, art. #15, Album 12, p. 64