Today, Erica is generally remembered as an embroidery, rather than a quiltmaking program, and indeed, Season One of Erica (1971-1972) instructed viewers in several needlework techniques common in both colonial and post-independence America, with episodes such as #101 "Ticking Sampler," #104 "Bargello
," #107 "Turkey Work," and #116 "Crewel Point."
It's worth the extra 3-4Euro fee to reserve tickets in advance for museums such as the Uffizi, the Accademia and the Bargello
, so that you can cut down waiting time.
The velvet textiles of Safavid Persia have long been revered for their sophistication of design, their lavish use of materials (silk, often wrapped with silver and gilt foil strips) and extremely complex structure and the previously unpublished velvet sold today was believed to be from the same textile as fragments that are now in the the Bargello
Museum, Florence, the Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon and the M.H.
He says: "Strong Gale [sire of Forest Gale] was about to get going as a stallion and I always liked Bargello
mares, they bred good chasing types like [Gold Cup winner] Jodami.
(18) The helmet done for Cosimo II for the occasion by Gaspar Mola survives in Florence at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello
(The Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence 272-273).
From mountains of fabric, a plethora of color, texture and design, eventually the yellows and golds of a single bargello
quilt pour forth an intense light into the surrounding darkness, and I understand more fully how the Trinity works, of one substance, Marcene/Elsie/Toni.
Once you've done Santa Croce, there's the Duomo to see, and Santa Maria Novella, and Santa Maria del Carmine, Orsanmichele, San Lorenzo, the Bargello
and so the list continues.
Within the same walking tour, you can easily include the Bargello
, an important national museum, the celebrated Uffizi Gallery and the picturesque Ponte Vecchio.
The highlight of the exhibition was the curators' outstanding feat to have been able to show the painting and the related sculpture by Verrocchio, "Lady with Bunch of Flowers" from the Bargello
in Florence, Cat.
Verrocchio's "David" Restored: A Renaissance Bronze from the National Museum of the Bargello
, Florence, Italy, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Ge., through Feb.
We dropped into Florence many times to meander around the streets, along the Arno river, across the Pont Vecchio (a bridge lined with jewellers), in and out of the Bargello
and other museums.