Article of the Week - number nineteen
Boboli 1 was bought in 2017 for the collection from Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers in Scotland. It is made from wool and lurex thread, and depicts the Boboli Gardens in Florence. A big piece, it measures 1.5m long and over half a metre high.
You can read more about Archie and the tapestry here from a previous auction. This link has more of the artist's work too. Our tapestry may go down to the National Museum of Scotland in the next year or so to be part of an exhibition celebrating Archie Brennan's work. The artist died in 2019