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In the 15th century it was fashionable to have wild people and fabulous beats depicted in art, like in this tapestry. Wildness represented the unconfined side of man's nature, but in a liberating, romantic sense rather than evil or dark.
Explore the evolution of tapestries in our weekend course Tapestries: Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque. Link in bio! (Jenny adds: look at these woad-indigo blues and how the colour has lasted. One of my favourite museum galleries is the V and A museum tapestry room #indigo#woad#blues )