Threads of Destiny

Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV – In The City of Angels

Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV – In The City of Angels

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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

Australasian Quilt Convention 2015 – Crystal Palace, Carlton

Australasian Quilt Convention 2015 – Crystal Palace, Carlton

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Quilt Mania is about to hit Melbourne, the Australasian Quilter’s Convention 16 – 19 April 2015, on show in the UNESCO World Heritage Royal Exhibition Building

The Failure of Sir Gawaine: Sir Gawaine and Sir Uwaine at the Ruined Chapel, Number 4 of the Holy Grail tapestries woven by Morris & Co. 1891-94 for Stanmore Hall

Tapestry Tales – Weaving the Threads of Destiny

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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

Carpets of the East in Paintings from the West – The Met, NY

Carpets of the East in Paintings from the West – The Met, NY

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Three mid-17th century Dutch paintings will go on view with three real rugs from the same period corresponding to rugs in paintings Mar 11 – June 29 The Met, NY

Fate and Destiny

Fate and Destiny

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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…