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Lecture: Gold and Silk Textiles—Art and Royal Diplomacy in the Medieval World

November 1, 2016
Price Auditorium
Free with museum admission

Nancy Feldman, PhD, adjunct assistant professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute, discusses woven and stitched textiles from 1000 through around 1450, examining the production of gold and silk textiles and their exchange within the medieval world.

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Detail of a Fragment of an Orphrey Band, 1400/50. England, Opus Anglicanum. Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment