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FREE LECTURE

Ottoman Turkish Silks in Italian and Russian Trade and Diplomacy

Free with Museum admission

Louise Mackie, Curator of Textiles and Islamic Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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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