Lecture: Conservation of the Dido Tapestry: A New Chapter


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Hannah Riley, Principal Conservator, Riley Textile ConservationSaturday, April 13, 2019In 2017, conservator Hannah Riley studied and repaired the Flemish tapestry The Death of Dido, currently on view in Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido. This lecture explores the twists and turns Riley and her conservation companions encountered as they wove their way across the more than 350-year-old "textile landscape."Presented in conjunction with Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido, on view December 7, 2018–May 27, 2019.

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