From the Archives

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Venice and the Islamic World In 1494, the Milanese priest Pietro Casola recorded his awestruck reaction to the wealth of merchandise in the Venetian marketplace: β€˜Who could count the many shops so well furnished that they also seem to be… Continue reading

Korean Embroidery

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Korean Embroidery This exhibition, Golden Needles, Embroidery Arts from Korea, celebrates anonymous women artists and their inventive creations that triumphed over the conventions of the patriarchal Joseon society. Using examples of embroidery and patchwork, this exhibition explores Korean embroidered works… Continue reading