Ferry Crossing European tapestry is based after one of a series painted by Francois Boucher (1703-1770). Long before highways and byways coursed their way across the European landscape, travelers relied on the vast network of waterways to get from one village to another instead. Small ferries crossed the small rivers and canals regularly, transporting passengers and goods up and down stream. Here, a lady and gentleman get ready to embark on a journey aboard a small ferry. The lad in the boat steadies it with a long pole as the damsel starts to step in. Beyond, one of the many locks that controlled flooding can be seen under an archway. This tapestry is a beautiful reminder of days gone by when needs were so much simpler.