Map Mercator Belgian tapestry is rich with history. The original was made in 1630 by Henricus Hondius (1596 - 1651), in five languages (Dutch, English, German, French and Latin). The four individuals depicted in the map are Julius Caesar (top left), Claudius Ptolemy (top right), Gerard Mercator (bottom left) and Jodocus Hondius (his father, bottom right). The four scenes outside the globes represent the four elements (Ignis, Aer, Agua and Terra). Fire, Air, Water and Earth.
Are rods included with the purchase of a tapestry?
No, rods are sold separately.
Can a tapestry be made into a size not shown?
Tapestries only come in the size(s) shown with the exception of our exclusives, which can typically be made into any size.
We love our Map Mercator tapestry. It is well made and came quicker than expected. I ordered the fold tassels and the go well with the map. The colors are true to what is shown on the website. When you mount it to the wall be sure to measure where the break in the material is for the mid section support. Ours was not centered, and as a result, the center support pushes the tapestry unnaturally high.
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