National Gallery

National Gallery, London.

The National Gallery is an art museum founded in 1824. It houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900.

Its collection belongs to the public of the United Kingdom and entry to the main collection is free of charge. The National Gallery is home to 2,300 paintings originating from Western Europe. All major traditions of Western European paintings are represented here, dating back to the 13th century. Located in Trafalgar Square, Central London, it is the fourth most visited art museum in the world, after the Musee du Louvre (Paris), The British Museum (London) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York).


Rhone Damask, National Gallery, Walling Restoration Ref 477

Camlet Walling Restoration

Walling Restoration at the National Gallery.

All worsted wool camlet in beige and light brown were woven for walling restoration.

Project reference: ref 526 / 559 

Striped Walling Restoration

Wide Woven Stripe for wall covering restoration.

Plain cotton stripe in burnt red and pink used for wall coverings, the original document was unusually wide at 72 inches.

In order to accommodate this historical width Humphries Weaving had to build a special loom in order to weave it.

Project reference: 422

Damask Walling Restoration

Damask Walling in two designs and colours.

Humphries weaving supplied a crimson damask in all cotton and then a green all silk damask, in different designs, both for use in the restoration of walling at the National Gallery.

Project reference: 477 / 1086