Designed c. 1689-1693 CE by Domenico Paradisi on commission by Cardinal Ottoboni, this tapestry depicts Erminia and the Shepherd. It is one of a series of tapestries from Gerusalemme Liberata (Jerusalem Delivered) portraying a romanticised view of the First Crusade (1095-1102 CE).
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