Conservation of the Dido Tapestry: A New Chapter
Hannah Riley, photo by Alison Yin
- 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
- Hannah Riley, Principal Conservator, Riley Textile Conservation
In 2017, conservator Hannah Riley studied and repaired the Flemish tapestry The Death of Dido, currently on view in Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido. This lecture explores the twists and turns Riley and her conservation companions encountered as they wove their way across the more than 350-year-old "textile landscape."
- Free with admission
Tours & Talks:
Enjoy an evening in conversation with designer and author Kaari Meng as she tours three remarkable French genre paintings on view in The Sweetness of Life: Three 18th-Century Paintings from The Frick Collection and highlights the fashion and textiles of the time. MORE INFO