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12 November 2019Silk Road Dress:Diplomats Merchants and Princesses
08 October 2019The Bayeux Tapestry
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10 April 2018MILLE MIGLIA: cars and culture
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14 February 2017THE HITLER EMIGRES
10 January 2017GRINLING GIBBONS, CARVER TO THE CROWN.
13 December 2016A CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS IN MUSIC AND PAINTING
08 November 2016THE ART OF PAUL NASH
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Silk Road Dress:Diplomats Merchants and Princesses Susan Whitfield Tuesday 12 November 2019

Paintings from the Silk Road and the remains of textiles found in tombs and other archaeological sites reveal the richness of Silk Road clothing for the elite, with wonderful hats, sumptuous silks and seductive shoes. This lecture will look at several examples to show something of the changing fashions across the Silk Road.