Helen Mears – The James Henry Green Collection at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Event Date: 22 November 2017 St James’s Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL The Oriental Rug and Textile Society of Great Britain presents: Helen Mears (Keeper of World Art at Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton) – The James Henry Green Collection at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Colonel James Henry Green assembled a pre-eminent collection of textiles, photographs, notes, books …

Aisa Martinez – Omani Costumes

Event Date: 17 March 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Aisa Martinez (British Museum) – Omani Costumes ‘Dress studies’ is a relatively new academic field whose major theories and case studies emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Joanne Eicher, one of the earliest scholars, states that clothing …

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Lesley Pullen – Textiles of Sumatra: Traditional Cloth from the Island of Gold

Event Date: 19 March 2014  St James’s Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL The Oriental Rug and Textile Society of Great Britain presents:                                                  Lesley Pullen (SOAS) – Textiles of Sumatra: Traditional Cloth from the Island of Gold Known by early traders as Suwarnadwipa or …