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
Currently The Getty Center is showcasing Woven Gold, 14 monumental tapestries works of great art from French royal collection until May 1, in the city of Angels
Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry will provide a reassessment of the artist’s contribution to an ever evolving Northern Renaissance
The Lady and the Unicorn medieval ‘Millefleurs’ Style Tapestries represent the important human senses; sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch as well as desire!
In Greek Mythology the three Goddesses of Destiny and Fate were recorded in many formats, including tapestries that depicted them weaving the threads of destiny
Textiles as a commodity and cultural conflict are both a consequence and a casualty of the effects caused by expansion of European colonial empires 1500 to 1800
An exhibition on the theme of the unicorn in medieval and Renaissance art will mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of The Cloisters at The Met Museum, NY
On the weekend of the 15th and 16th September at Melbourne an auction of 1836 items by Leonard Joel will see dealer Graham Geddes collection come to an end sale
There are no boundaries and no rules really when it comes to designing interiors, only guidelines that should always remain both flexible and practical. And, if it is for yourself, then its decoration must come from the heart.
Woven textiles were a measure for the status and wealth of a society from ancient times. At Arras in France, an important garrison town for the Roman Empire the entire population converted to Christianity in the fourth century. It became a centre for the wool industry and its wealth grew…