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

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

Speaker
With Dr Ruth Barnes, Senior Curator of Indo-Pacific Art, Yale University Museum
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 17:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5/£4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required
This talk examines the remarkable collection of Ikat coats and other garments from Central Asia collected by explorer Robert Shaw in 1868‒69 on his travels from India to Yarkand and Kashgar. Part of celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Oxford Asian Textiles Group, OATG members get in for free.