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The Eye of the Needle: English Embroideries from the Feller Collection

1 Aug 2014 to 12 Oct 2014

The Eye of the Needle will display, for the first time in public, a selection of eye-catching, virtuoso 17th-century embroideries from the internationally renowned Feller Collection, together with outstanding examples from the Ashmolean’s own holdings.

The exhibition will explore the context in which these technically exacting works were made by girls and young women at home or school, and what they reveal of the society, economy, and culture of 17th-century England.

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