Opus Anglicanum – A Once In A Lifetime Exhibition

The Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery exhibition is on at the Victoria & Albert Museum until Sunday 5th February 2017. It features a unique collection of embroideries from the 12th to 15th century, work that was carried out in London and made it’s way around the world. Just…

Hand & Lock at the V&A

From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England enjoyed an international reputation for the quality of its luxury embroideries, and were frequently referred to as ‘Opus Anglicanum’ (English work). Often featuring complex imagery, and ambitious in their scale and intricacy, they were sought after by kings, queens, popes and cardinals across…