Sam Fogg's expansive exhibition, 'Reclaiming Antiquity; creation and revival before the Fall of Rome and the Renaissance', considers examples of Cosmati
and opus sectile work made between the 11th and 13th centuries.
ale, from Wigan's Hophurst Brewery, was "as hoppy as an Easter bunny on Easter Sunday.
Below is pictured the church's present floor, her design, as well as an original Cosmati
Among the 18 local craft exhibitors is Ned Scharer, who worked on a major project to restore Westminster Abbey's famous inlaid stone floor known as the Cosmati
He painted the Queen standing on the Cosmati
pavement, at the spot where every English monarch has been crowned for 900 years.
It is fairly typical of a type of inlaid stone decoration known as Cosmati
work, after a family of Italian craftsmen who specialized in the technique for four generations, which was common in 12th- and 13th-century Italy but rare
seimos pavarde], akmens mozaikos puosyba, paplitusi Romos ir jos apylinkiu baznyciose XII-XIII a.
Among the artefacts to be restored in the run-up to the wedding include the Cosmati
Pavement, the medieval tile mosaic in front of the High Altar where the couple are expected to take their vows.
00pm) Tony Robinson and the team are given access to Westminster Abbey as the Cosmati
pavement - a mosaic floor in front of the altar - is revealed for the first time in 100 years.
In particular, they focus on the Cosmati
Pavement, which was laid down in front of the High Altar in 1268.
For the first time in 100 years, the Cosmati
pavement is being revealed - a mystical and huge mosaic floor in front of the altar, at the centre of which the Coronation Chair is placed, and which is usually permanently covered by carpet.
Richard's value as a negotiator and financier of Henry's policies enabled him to travel extensively in France and Italy and thus to import artistic influences back to Westminster, notably as evidenced in the Cosmati