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Temari, is a Japanese thread ball, which is a symbol of perfection. There is a long history about the weaving of thread to create this artwork....Photo by...Nana Akua.

This elevated view of the Great Hall with students from Washington Irving High School was photographed on May 25, 1926.

In this blog post, Research Assistant Sarah Mallory discusses the various dyes used in tapestries. | Left: "Abraham Entertaining the Angels" from Scenes from the Lives of Abraham and Isaac. Flemish, ca. 1600. Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread; 19 3/4 x W. 20 in. (50.2 x 50.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941 (41.100.57e). Right: "Abraham Entertaining the Angels" from Scenes from the Lives of Abraham and Isaac (view of back) #tapestrytuesday