European Art
Artist: John Vanderbank the Elder, British, active 1689–1717

The Palanquin

1690–1710

Wool and silk

336.55 x 320.04 cm (132 1/2 x 126 in.)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, B.A. 1897
1932.130
Culture: 
British
Period: 
17th–18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Glemham Hall, Suffolk, a Seat of the Earl of Guilford,” Country Life (1910): 22, 25, ill.

William George Thomson, A History of Tapestry from the Earliest Times until the Present Day (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1930), 361–62, ill.

“An Elihu Yale Tapestry,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University (October 1932): 142–43, ill.

“Harkness Gives Noted Tapestry to Yale,” New York Times (May 29, 1932).

“Yale Gallery Given Important Tapestries,” New Haven Register (June 1, 1932).

“An Elihu Yale Tapestry,” The Connoisseur (July 1933): ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.