>European post-medieval tapestries and related hangings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Standen (Edith Appleton), 1905-1998 Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)
European post-medieval tapestries and related hangings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985
Two volumes (29 cm), I: 425 (1) pp. II: (6), pp.435-848, with 69 colour and 442 black & white text illustrations. 152 catalogue entries. Uniform publisher’s beige cloth, original slipcase with printed label (no dust jackets issued). - First edition of a magisterial catalogue of the Met’s collection of European tapestries and large embroidered hangings, c. 1520 to 1923. Published when its author was 80, it won an Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS) award. ¶ Fine copy, virtually as new.