Orbis Terrae map tapestry – Limited Quantities!


The Orbis Terrae map tapestry is woven in two sizes: 38″x56″ and 56″x81″ . See tapestry description below.

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Tapestry Description

Orbis Terrae map tapestry

World maps wall tapestries

The Orbis Terrae map tapestry is the finest quality of our world maps wall tapestries. It was originally engraved in 1596 by Jan Baptist Vrients and is now extremely rare. However it is available richly woven in Belgium in 41% wool, 40% cotton and 19% trevira in three sizes. It is a fascinating map having additional interesting scenes of exploration in the borders around the double hemispheres. and detailing of place names.

Like all our world map tapestry wall-hangings, this is fully lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging. We supply tapestry hanging suggestions with your order. Please note that the largest size is non-returnable.

World map tapestry wall-hangings - Jan Baptist Vrients

This is the finest quality of our world maps wall tapestries and below is the largest size hanging above an alcove in a home in Texas. Note the effective use of cords with tassels:

World maps wall tapestries - Jan Baptist Vrients

Here is a close-up detail showing the fscination of Jan BaptistVrients Orbis Terrae map tapestry:

Vrients Orbis Terrae map tapestry: