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Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England. The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England.

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, houses a large collection of textiles from all over the world. It includes a large collection of English embroideries, including 61 seventeenth century pieces donated by the collectors Micheál and Elizabeth Feller. The Ashmolean also houses the Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries.

The English embroideries were on display in the summer of 2014 in an exhibition with the title 'The Eye of the Needle', which followed another exhibition of English embroideries that was mounted in 2004 with the title 'Curious Works'. Both exhibitions were curatored by Dr Mary Brooks.

Digital source (retrieved 18 September 2016).

Address: Beaumont St Oxford OX1 2PH

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Digital source of illustration (retrieved 18 September 2016).

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