29 JULY 2015

Dressing for the Great Game: the Robert Shaw Collection of Central Asian Garments

Sat 8 August, 2 – 5pm. Ashmolean, Oxford.
With Dr Ruth Barnes, Senior Curator of Indo-Pacific Art, Yale University Museum.

This talk examines the remarkable collection of Ikat coats and other garments from Central Asia collected by explorer Robert Shaw (Younghusband’s uncle) in 1868 – 69 on his travels from India to Yarkand and Kashgar.

Part of the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Oxford Asian Textiles Group. OATG members get in free.

Weekend talks £5/£4 concessions. Booking essential www.ashomlean.org/tickets or Tel: 01865 305 305

25 SEP

UPCOMING EVENT

Return to Kurdistan: revisiting the history and cultural identity of Iraqi Kurdistan and northern Iraq

Where: 3.00pm. Medical Society of London, Lettsom House, 11 Chandos Street, London W1

Teatime event with refreshments afterwards

Tickets: Free

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