Conserving Vulture Peak | Episode 11: The results: The conservation work on the 8th-century Vulture Peak embroidery is complete! In this final episode of our series, we take a look at the results and find out which dyes were used to make this extraordinary 2-metre-tall Chinese textile.
Missed any of the steps in the conservation process? Watch the rest of the videos here:
Thank you British Museum! I have so enjoyed every single one of these Vulture Peak embroidery videos. A real honor to see your conservation staff at work preserving this amazing Buddhist and Chinese cultural history. Please bring us more series of behind the scenes videos. BTW, why is this embroidery called "Vulture Peak"? Vulture Peak in India, not China, let alone Dunhuang/Mogao Grottoes.
Absolutely fantastic! I have really enjoyed watching this series. I have a passion for textiles & complete job envy after watching this process! Look forward to the next one!😍
I have really enjoyed the conservation videos you have shared so far. Please keep sharing as they are a fascinating look at the dedication, skill and hard work that keeps incredible objects in good condition for us and future generations to enjoy and learn from.
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