European Sculpture and Decorative Arts
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY, USA
At The Met since 2004, Elizabeth Cleland is curator of post-medieval European textiles. She has authored and co-authored numerous books and articles about historic European tapestries. She curated Relative Values: The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance (2017), co-curating Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry (2014) and Art at the Tudor Courts (2022). She studied at the Courtauld Institute of Art, receiving her MA and PhD as a British Academy scholar.