Study Day: Opus Anglicanum, British Museum, British Archaeological Association Study Day, 26 November 2015

In the course of the later middle ages, embroiderers in England produced some of the masterpieces of the age. Incredibly detailed and painstakingly created their work was sumptuous and expensive. Often created as church vestments and commissioned by both ecclesiastical and secular patrons, the base textiles were embellished with gold and silver thread, a myriadContinue reading “Study Day: Opus Anglicanum, British Museum, British Archaeological Association Study Day, 26 November 2015”

Re-opening: National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

The important medieval collections of the National Archaeological Museum in Madrid are finally accessible again after the museum re-opened after six years of restoration.   http://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/IDIOMAS/9/Presidente/News/2014/20140331_Archaeological_Museum_reopening.htm