Exhibition of Coptic and Islamic textiles

Category: Exhibitions

Dumortier will host an exhibition of Coptic and Islamic textiles 19 January till 20 February 2011 in their new and second gallery at Le Sablon, 37 rue des Minimes in Brussels. Dumortier also have a gallery and conservation studio in Antwerp.

“We will exhibit around 40 pieces, Coptic, Fatimide and Mamlouk all conserved and mounted in our own studio. The textiles include different periods, various iconography and techniques” says Marc De Bolle, Dumortier.

The opening hours will be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 2pm-6pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm on appointment.

Coptic textile, Egypt, 6th century fragment of a yellow tunic decorated with a two-colour tapestry

Location: Dumortier, 37 rue des Minimes, Brussels

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