Ashmolean Museum Threads Of Silk and Gold
Threads Of Silk and Gold

9th Nov 2012 - 27th Jan 2013

Intricate embroideries and tapestries, dyed silks and velvets entranced Western audiences with their sophisticated designs and brilliant craftsmanship. The exhibition includes 40 examples of Meiji textiles from the newly-acquired collection of the Sannenzaka Museum in Kyoto, one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of its type in existence.