News: Tapestries

  1. ‘The art of kilims’

    The current major exhibition at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum in Washington DC, ‘A Nomad’s Art: Kilims of Anatolia’ on view until 23 December, features 18th- and 19th-century Anatolian kilims entrusted to the museum by Murad Megalli’s family.

  2. Anatomy of an Object: A Flemish Tapestry

    ‘Relative Values: The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance’ currently showing at The Met uses the currency of cows to illustrate the expense of tapestries at the time of their manufacture. Rachel Meek discusses the exhibition’s concept and sole tapestry with curator Elizabeth Cleland.

  3. Lady and the Unicorn

    The Lady and the Unicorn tapestry series, from the Musée de Cluny in Paris, is on show at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia until 24 June 2018.

  4. Armorial tapestry of Beaufort

    Burrell at Kelvingrove: Tapestries, until 30 November 2017

    Tapestries from the Burrell Collection by Dr Elizabeth Cleland and Dr Lorraine Karafel, published in August 2017, is a richly illustrated benchmark for future research and interpretation of tapestries of the period. Some featured works are on show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow until 30 November.

  5. Carpet Auction at Henry’s, Mutterstadt, 10 June 2017

    Henry’s in Mutterstadt, Germany will hold its 9th International Special Auction of Rugs & Carpets on Saturday 10 June 2017. The 321 lots encompass a wide variety of late 19th and 20th-century Persian, Caucasian, Anatolian, Chinese, Tibetan and Turkmen rugs.


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