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Tapestry advisory meeting

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by Margaret Smith, Research Associate & University Teacher. The Leverhulme funded research project,  ‘From the Golden Age to the Digital Age: Modelling and monitoring historic tapestries’  held its first advisory panel meeting at the School of Engineering, University of Glasgow on the 30th Nov 2016. The meeting kicked off with the project team, made up of conservators and… Continue reading

From the Golden Age to the Digital Age: modelling and monitoring historic tapestries

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By Frances Lennard, Senior Lecturer in Textile Conservation. Tapestry conservation research has just received a great boost: the Leverhulme Trust  has recently made an award of £200,000 to the University of Glasgow to carry out research into tapestry conservation and display. There are many magnificent collections of tapestries in museums and historic houses but they… Continue reading