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Au Fil du Siècle tapestry exhibition weaves French history in colour since WW1

Au Fil du Siècle tapestry exhibition weaves French history in colour since WW1
 
Henri Matisse, Woman with Lute, Tapestry, Manufacture des Gobelins, 1947-49 © Mobilier national, Isabelle Bideau

In this week's Culture in France, Christiane Naffah-Bayle curator of an exhibition of official French tapestry called  'Au Fil du Siècle' - 'A Century-long-thread' talks about textile works which have recorded French history, art and social trends from 1918 up till today. Some of the best pieces in the collection of the famous Manufacture des Gobelins, from 1918 up to today, are showcased in the Galerie de Gobelins until September 2018.


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