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This ongoing exhibition showcases twenty-six new acquisitions to The Bowes Museum’s nationally important quilt collection. The exhibition which can also be accessed online is accompanied by a catalogue, and a reprint of the book which accompanied the larger 2000 exhibition ‘North Country Quilts: Legend and Living Tradition’.
The recently opened exhibition at The Carpet Museum at Voigtsberg Castle, Germany, provides an overview of 15th Century to Modern day Tibetan weaving, in a huge departure from the usual exhibitions of carpets made in the local region.
Read an abridged version of the HALI 204 book review of ‘Tapestry Production & Conservation 125 Years of De Wit – Royal Manufacturers of Tapestry’ by Maria Taboga and Nello Forti Grazzini. While highly technical content, it is always a pleasurable as well as an informative read: a gateway to a fascinating world, made of coloured threads, warps and wefts.