Multimedia library

Discover the digitisations of the resources centre films, recordings and weavers interviews (in French), archives, photos. Immerse yourself in fiber with our gigapixel tapestry viewer. 

The documents of the "Intangible Cultural Heritage Corpus" were digitised by means of the call for digitisation of the French Ministry of Culture. 

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  • Christopher Tolkien discovering the first Tolkien tapestries

  • Tombée de métier des 2e et 3e tapisseries du la Tenture Tolkien, 5 octobre 2018

  • The first Tolkien tapestry started in December 2017, has been revealed by Baillie Tolkien on April 6th 2018 and is now on display at the Cité internationale de la tapisserie, Aubusson.

  • On April 6th 2018 the Cité internationale de la tapisserie unveiled its first Tolkien tapestry out of 14 created within the frame of the project "Aubusson weaves Tolkien".

  • To "translate" the Tolkien original artworks into tapestries, the weaving commitee has to decide what will be the technical bias for each tapestry.

  • The origins of the agreement with the Tolkien Estate for creating an exclusive series of thirteen tapestries and one carpet to be woven at Aubusson over the course of four years.