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Friday, July 18, 2014

Andalusi Textiles at the Institut du Monde Arabe

On loan from the Fundación Lázaro Galdiano in Madrid.

Granada, Nasrid, 13th and 14th centuries:







Post-1492 Almería:



 Textiles that are being described as specifically Andalusi from north Africa post 1492:





A video at the end of the exhibition followed a day in the work life of a man who took over his family textile workshop in Chouen from his father, and demonstrated some of the techniques described and shown throughout:

video

And the self-indulgent yet obligatory selfie from the panoramic roof garden with Notre Dame in the background:




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