At the end of May I went over to Bantry House in County Cork to assist with the taking down and packing for transport of a lovely tapestry with a great story attached. This 18th century tapestry was woven at Aubusson in France for Marie-Antoinette, possibly as a wedding gift by Louis XV. It is going on exhibition in theRead More
This weekend we will have a stand at the Special Event at the lovely Little Hall in Lavenham, Suffolk, featuring Weavers, Artists and Printmakers as part of the Lavenham Arts Festival.
If you did not make it to this event, do please look out for future events at the Little Hall in Lavenham!
We are exhibiting at the forthcoming BrushStroke Art Exhibition, which is a Festival of Art in support of S.A.S. (Success After Stroke) from Monday 19th to Thursday 22nd March 2012 at St Peter’s Church, Sudbury. Please do visit the S.A.S. website for more information. The event was very well attended – here is May by her stand at the Opening:
May had an enjoyable weekend at Bantry House, County Cork in Ireland. The purpose of the visit was to hand deliver the Standard, after conservation treatment, and assist with the re-instatement. Bantry Blog.
The Standard was fitted back on to its original pole in the Entrance Hall where it used to be, approximately 20 years ago. The photograph shows
In November May travelled to Brussels to give a presentation entitled A Forgotten Restoration – The 19th century restoration of the 17th century Queen’s Antechamber Wall-hangings at Ham House at the BRK-APROA Colloquium 2011. A publication will follow in due course.
We have started on the final stage of conservation treatment of the Ham House wall hangings. Yesterday May and Gerda along with National Trust conservators took down and packed the North Wall hanging.