Tag: art museum

Conserving the Emperor’s Carpet
Conserving the Emperor’s Carpet

– We’re standing in front of The Emperor’s Carpet, one of the greatest Persian carpets in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum. The carpet was produced in the 16th century, most likely during the reign […] Read More

Voices of Jerusalem: A Textile Merchant in the Old City
Voices of Jerusalem: A Textile Merchant in the Old City

ABU KHALAF: I am the third generation of fabric. My family came from Kurdistan when Saladin come into Jerusalem. We import from three famous countries of textiles, which is Damascas, Syria, Morocco, and India. All […] Read More

Et møte med kunstner Kari Dyrdal / KODE Kunstmuseer
Et møte med kunstner Kari Dyrdal / KODE Kunstmuseer

How long does it take to weave a tapestry? Weaving a tapestry on a machine loom today is a faster production method than me sitting at my own loom but I’ve started telling people that […] Read More