News: July 2015

  1. Qajar imperial tent in Cleveland

    The Arlene and Arthur Holden Textile Gallery at the Cleveland Museum of Art is the setting for an installation a Persian royal ‘Rasht-work’ round tent, with inscriptions, made for Muhammad Shah Qajar, who ruled Iran from 1834 to 1848, on show to 26 June 2016.

  2. Italian Velvets on Show in Switzerland

    One of the world’s foremost collections of textiles, the Abegg-Stiftung in Riggisberg, Switzerland, places Italian velvets under its forensic gaze in its seasonal special exhibition.

  3. ‘Treasure Ships’ Art in Australia

    ‘Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices’ is the first exhibition of art in Australia to present the artistic and cultural interactions between Europe & Asia from the 16th – 19th centuries, the ‘Age of Spices’


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