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FREE LECTURE

The Dutch East India Company and Asian Raw Silk: From Iran to Bengal via China and Japan

Free with Museum admission

Rudi Matthee, John A. Munroe and Dorothy L. Munroe Chair of History, University of Delaware

International scholars explore the impact of the burgeoning textile trade in the early modern period, focusing on specific aspects of how trade textiles influenced global economics, social history, and design aesthetics. Part of the symposium Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800.

This symposium is made possible in part by the Clara Lloyd-Smith Weber Fund.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

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