News: Embroidery

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    Rediscovery of a Tudor Dress Fragment

    Curators from the Historic Royal Palaces in the UK have identified an embroidered altar cloth as a rare fragment of Elizabethan dress.

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    From the Lands of Asia

    An unusual exhibition opens in Canada at the Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History in November 2016.

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    Sotheby’s, Rugs & Carpets, London, 1 November 2016

    Sotheby’s dedicated autumn sale of 155 carpet lots, the second since the auctioneer’s return to specialist rug sales in the Bond Street rooms, is strong on Chinese and East Turkestan pieces and also includes a small Ushak Lotto, a 17th-century Esfahan, a Type-C  Star Kazak, a Mohtashem Kashan and a signed Zareh Kum Kapı prayer rug. There are numerous… Read more »

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    Ancient Andean Textiles at Yale University Art Gallery

    ‘Weaving and the Social World: 3,000 Years of Ancient Andean Textiles’ is open at Yale University Art Gallery until 18 September 2016. Woven tunics, mantles and wall hangings as well as related feather, gold and silver objects, tools and ceramics ranging in date from 900 BCE to the 16th century CE are on loan from two private collections.


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