The other side of a tapestry

The best thing on translation was said by Cervantes:

Translation is the other side of a tapestry.

— Leonardo Siascia


Front and reverse of a tapestry cushion cover, woven in wool, depicting Esther and Ahasuerus in a wreath, Northern Netherlands, 1650-80. V&A T.31-1946

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s