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The Burgos Tapestry: A Study in Conservation

Learn more about the tapestry, which is now on view at The Cloisters after more than thirty years: http://tinyurl.com/burgostapestry This video chronicles the amazing conservation and restoration of the sixteenth-century tapestry Christ is Born as Man's Redeemer, also known as the Burgos tapestry. Conservators Tina Kane and Alice Blohm describe the more than thirty years of painstaking restoration that they, along with other members of the Met's Textile Conservation department staff, performed on this work of art, which is more than 25 feet wide and 13 feet high. Editor - Stephanie Wuertz Camera - Jessica Glass and Wayne De La Roche Sound - Kate Farrell and David Raymond Archivist - Robin Schwalb Post-Production Supervisor - Paul Caro Additional Photography - Andrew Winslow Transcribers - Nadja Hansen and Maxwell Mustardo Special Thanks - Elizabeth Weinfield Music - Parthenia
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