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Melbourne Design Week: NGV 2019 – Shaping the World’s Future

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Melbourne Design Week 2019 program is about business technology and community coming together to enrich Australian culture and society through design excellence

Tapestry by van Aelst, Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, Aelst 1502–1550 Brussels), ca. 1548. Story of Creation: God Accuses Adam and Eve after the Fall (detail). Woven under the direction of Jan de Kempeneer (Netherlandish, active 1540–56) and Frans Ghieteels (Netherlandish, active ca. 1545–after 1581), by 1551. wool, silk and gilt metallic thread

Tapestry: Thousands of Threads Weaving the Story of Life

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Tapestry is a hand-woven material with a ribbed surface created as the design is woven, the combinations of threads forming a picture, weaving the story of life

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Antiques & Art – AA&ADA Melbourne Fair, At Home at Labassa

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The AA&ADA Melbourne Fair will be held at The National Trust Victoria property Labassa, May 4 – 7, with pieces on show enhanced by its architectural repertoire

Broderie aux lÈopards rÈalisÈe pour Edouard III d'Angleterre

Opus Anglicanum – Decorative Needlework, Lauding the Divine

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The historical aspect of decorative needlework from medieval times is both diverse and full of richness, as humankind gained a new interest in the visible world. An exhibition in London at the V & A Museum 2016-2017 showcased Opus Anglicanum: masterpieces of English medieval embroidery, helping to document costume divine….