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Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
Narrow panel of tapestry; a lion hunt. At top, a man and woman ride a camel of immense dignity. Centre, a horseman wearing striped turban spears a lioness. He holds a lozenge-shaped shield. Large lion at bottom crouches and roars, claws outstretched, amongst flowering plants.