Tapestry Galerie des Gobelins Reopens

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Timed to commemorate its founding by Henri IV 400 years ago, The Galerie des Gobelins  has reopened after a 35 year renovation. This tapestry gallery, located inside the Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins displays a time-line of tapestries, including a series created for Catherine de Medici in the early 1600s, as well as furnishings and other manufactured objects.

An inaugural exhibition, “Les Gobelins 1607-2007 / Revealed Treasures: Four Centuries of Creation” is now on view.

Tapestry by des Gobelins, after Poussin

For information about the Manufacture des Gobelins:

Réouverture de la Galerie des Gobelins
Qultures Weekly Magazine – Galerie des Gobelins
Royal Factories – The Royal Tapestry Workshop
Tapestry Making in France

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Published in: on June 8, 2007 at 4:55 pm  Leave a Comment  

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