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Islamic Textiles and Carpets from the Met's Collection

Florica Zaharia, Conservator in Charge of the Department of Textile Conservation, outlines how the textile conservators treated and prepared tapestries and carpets for the new Islamic galleries. The conservators' work is featured in the galleries as well as in the exhibition Making the Invisible Visible: Conservation and Islamic Art, on view April 2 through August 4, 2013.

Recorded April 7, 2013

The exhibition is made possible by The Hagop Kevorkian Fund.

Collections, Islamic Art (73)

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