News: July 2018

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    Threads of Devotion at Nara National Museum

    A special exhibition commemorating the completion of conservation work ‘Threads of Devotion, National Treasure: The Taima Mandala Tapestry and Embroidered Buddhist Imagery’ opened at the Nara National Museum on 14 July and will be on show until 26 August 2018.

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    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.

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    From HALI 195: Mirror Image

    Spanish carpets and Spanish ceilings: John Mills weaves together the strands of a story prompted by the reappearance at an auction of a fragment of a late 15th-century Mudéjar carpet

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    Anatomy of an Object: Tushetian Kilim

    A striking kilim recently offered by Istanbul dealer Şeref Özen is typical of 19th-century flatweaves from the mountainous region of Tusheti in northeast Georgia. Rachel Meek investigates.


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