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Museo degli Arazzi Fiamminghi

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Michael D wrote a review Mar 2016
Wells, United Kingdom67 contributions38 helpful votes
Walked passed twice before we realised the entrance was sandwiched between two bars - with only a small sign. But well worth the effort to find. Eight huge tapestries over three floors convey stories about the Roman emperor Vespasian but the size and intricacy are what amaze. Doubt there is a collection like this anywhere else.
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Date of experience: March 2016
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SingaporeGirl wrote a review Nov 2015
Singapore, Singapore522 contributions342 helpful votes
These exquisite tapestries were a gift of the queen of Spain before being presented in 1589 to the Archbishop of Marsala by Antonio Lombardo. They were beautifully presented, with signage in English and other languages and deserve your attention. The workmanship, colours and access are unique; you'd never be allowed so close to such treasures in most European museums. The museum is somewhat stuffy and warm, however, and humid, due to its backing onto the main a/c units of the connecting building which is not only worrying but means dress light and a pocket folding fan is a good idea.
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Date of experience: October 2015
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bart s wrote a review Oct 2013
Castello delle Forme, Italy78 contributions23 helpful votes
Nice carpets of ancient flemish craftsmen. À nice difference with the baroc art decorations in churches. We idd have to wait à while untill the keeper showed up to open the Gates during openinghours.
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Date of experience: September 2013
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Lycomedes wrote a review May 2013
London92 contributions69 helpful votes
Be prepared for a surprise at how stunning this set of eight large Flemish tapestries is. And how unexpected to find them in Marsala. Very well conserved since their creation in the 16thC, they depict a rather idealised conquest of Jerusalem by Vespasian and Titus in the 1st century CE and project the relevance of that to the Hapsburgs' intended, but failed, pacification of the Protestant Netherlands in the mid 16th C. The museum is just at the back of the Mother Church in a cool and airy modern interior which shows off the works very well.
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Date of experience: April 2013
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