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Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
Flemish tapestry folded and nailed to frame to fit line of stairs, composed of various fragments (many similar to those in HHE/T/89). All-over pattern of rather stylised flowers, arranged in rows with occasional creatures, fragment upper right showing rabbits playing, spotted leopard below, several birds of prey, a grouse, a pigeon and a stag. Long adjoined panel in centre shows buildings with many towers, nestling amongst hillocks and parallel upright foliage.