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FREE LECTURE

Textiles, Trade, and Taste: Portugal and Asia in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Free with Museum admission

Jessica Hallett, Researcher in Art History, Centre for Overseas History (CHAM), Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Universidade dos Açores

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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