Tag: 17th century

6th January 2022

The Charterhouse tapestries are back

After nearly two years in lockdown at the conservator’s studio, the five remaining tapestry panels have now returned to the Charterhouse. They sit proudly in their new home, on the walls of the new ‘Tapestry Room’, previously known as the Brothers’ Common Room. In our third and final blog... continue

23rd March 2020

A stitch in time: Conservator vs tapestries

Gabby Swaffield, our Museum, Collection and Learning Manager is finding out everything you need to know before you embark on the voyage of conserving 17th century tapestries; be prepared for the unusual combination of bird poo, hours of stitching and hundreds of pairs of gloves! This is her first post... continue

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