Man's First Step on the Moon

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number

A19740187000

Physical Description

Man's First Step On The Moon. The wool tapestry was woven by Pinton Freres of Aubusson, France, a center of tapestry manufacture since medieval times. The work is an example of the 20th-century renaissance of tapestry as an art form.

Credit Line

Gift of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Republic of France

Country of Origin

France

Medium

Tapestry

Dimensions

2-D - Unframed (H x W): 398.8 x 307.3cm (13 ft. 1 in. x 10 ft. 1 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ART-Fabric/Textile

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