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

27 SEP

UPCOMING EVENT

Under the Same Shade: Three Years of Working on the Roof of the World

Where: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 (Nearest tube stations Euston Square and Euston mainline).

Lecture starts at 1.15pm and finishes by 2.30pm. The sandwich lunch, from 12.30pm, must be booked by 2.30pm the day before.

Tickets: Free

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