Exhibition Of Extraordinary Fabric Sculptures Opens At The Holburne Museum


Detail of artist Joan Sallas' 1.5-metre-high folded linen table... News PhotoArtist,Bath - England,England,Exhibition,Folded,Holburne Museum,Horizontal,Human Interest,Linen,New,Table,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBATH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: Detail of artist Joan Sallas' 1.5-metre-high folded linen table fountain he is displaying as part of a new exhibition 'Folded Beauty: Masterpieces in Linen', which is opening at the Holbourne Museum on January 31, 2013 in Bath, England. The exhibition of the lost art of linen folding, examples of which would once have graced the dining tables of Kings and Emperors in seventeenth century Europe, will include animals, flowers and even miniature buildings and fountains all made from intricately starched and folded linen. This is the first UK exhibition by the world's leading authority on historic linen folding who has previously exhibited his work across Europe and the USA. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)