In Phantasmagoria video game you can find an artwork (most probably a tapestry) that looks like real piece of art and not something made for the game.

I've done some research, but I wasn't able to find any information regarding it.

Would someone be able to identify it?

Unfortunately it's the best quality I could get.

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    Does the game give any hints about location or time period?
    – Steve Bird
    Jul 15, 2019 at 11:36
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    @SteveBird The game events take place in a 19th-century mansion in New England. I don't think there is any information provided regarding the artwork itself. Jul 15, 2019 at 13:36

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Google image search brings this up pretty easily. (Image recognition technology is amazing these days.) It is The Abduction of Orithyia by Boreas, a late 17th century tapestry.

The Abduction of Orithyia by Boreas,

I gather it's currently in storage at a San Francisco museum rather than at a New England mansion.

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    Google image search brings this up pretty easily. . Did you search with this screenshot directly or did you crop the artwork and transform/stretch it back to a rectangular shape?
    – JPhi1618
    Jul 16, 2019 at 15:57
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    I literally just threw the stack overflow image URL (i.stack.imgur.com/LDflB.png) into the search bar. I honestly didn't expect that to work. Amusingly, google image search now points to this question/answer. :-P Jul 16, 2019 at 16:08
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    I'm mildly disappointed to learn it's not currently hanging in Roberta William's sitting room.
    – jmbpiano
    Jul 16, 2019 at 16:42
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    Wow, reverse image searches got scary real fast.
    – fgysin
    Jul 17, 2019 at 5:53
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    @StevenBurnap Whoah! would have expected one would at least need to un-perspective the image ... Jul 17, 2019 at 11:24

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