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Tapestry, the Art of Kings

Using In the time of Michelangelo, royalty once spent much more on tapestries than on having their portraits painted. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has brought together some of the finest surviving examples of this lost Renaissance art form -- and as David D'Arcy reports for Weekend All Things Considered, some critics are calling it the art show of the year.

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