Description: Battle of the Animals Tapestry

Battle of the Animals is a lavish, action-packed, and vibrant Renaissance tapestry that was made in Flanders during the 1580s. One scholar has described it as “the most remarkable example of a 16th-century animal tapestry in any North American museum.”

  • Creation: Flemish, ca. 1580
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Sibley Watson, 26.107