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The Davis takes an unprecedented look at a rarely studied area its encyclopedic holdings, to offer two rotations of tapestries from the 15th to 18th centuries. With two rotations, this exhibition highlights the Davis as a repository of a great wealth and diversity of objects.

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WELLESLEY, Mass. – The Davis Museum presents Sight Unseen: The Davis Reveals Its Hidden Tapestries, an exhibition that takes an unprecedented look at a rarely studied area of its encyclopedic holdings through two rotations of large-scale tapestries from the 15th to 18th centuries. Taking advantage of the open floor plan as the Museum prepares for the fall 2016 reinstallation of the permanent …

WELLESLEY, Mass. – The Davis Museum presents Sight Unseen: The Davis Reveals Its Hidden Tapestries, an exhibition that takes an unprecedented look at a rarely studied area of its encyclopedic holdings through two rotations of large-scale tapestries from the 15th to 18th centuries. Taking advantage of the open floor plan as the Museum prepares for the fall 2016 reinstallation of the permanent collections galleries, the curators will unroll eight tapestries, photograph them, and assess their conservation needs. The dimensions of the tapestries in the exhibition range from approximately 7 x 2 …

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106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA, US
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm