Tuesday, 6 May 2014

IDP Lectures: Silk on the Silk Road

TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014

Silk on the Silk Road was an afternoon of lectures by scholars, curators and conservators held on the 11 April 2004 as part of IDP’s 20th anniversary celebrations at the British Library, London. Intended for a general audience, the talks introduced the Silk Road and the textiles collections held in London and worldwide. All the presentations are available to download below.

Silk for Books and Buddhism: the British Library and British Museum Collections
Susan Whitfield, Director, IDP, The British Library
Download this presentation PDF 63.3MB

Silk in Shoes and Clothing: V&A and British Museum Collections
Helen Persson, Curator Chinese Textiles and Dress, V&A
Download this presentation
 PDF 86.9MB

Silk as Money
Helen Wang, Curator, East Asian Money, The British Museum
Download this presentation PDF 11.2MB

Silks from the Silk Road 
Zhao Feng, Director, The National Silk Museum, China
Download this presentation PDF 16.6MB

IDP Lectures: Silk on the Silk Road

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