KNOTTING THREADS ACROSS THE WARPS OF TIME:
SAFAVID CARPETS IN EUROPE 1600–1900
Fri 5 May, 5–6pm
Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean
A FREE talk with Dr Jessica Hallett, Senior Curator, Middle East and Head of Research Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, LIsbon
This past event has now taken place
May Beattie was a distinguished 20th-century carpet scholar who in 1998 left her extensive archive and collection of study carpets to the Ashmolean Museum, creating an exceptional environment for the study of Asian carpets.