Detail from The Hunters Enter the Woods, 1495???1505
Wool warp, wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts; Overall: 12 ft. 1 in. x 10 ft. 4 in. (368.3 x 315 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1937 (37.80.1)
The butcher’s broom is shown at the lower left edge of the tapestry, and may indicate the woodland margin that is the plant’s natural habitat.