Melinda Watt, Supervising Curator, Antonio Ratti Textile Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Popular and Prevalent: The Impact of Asian Textiles on Colonial Mexico"
Donna Pierce, Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Spanish Colonial Art, and Head of the New World Department, Denver Art Museum
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. The program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800.
Recorded October 4, 2013
This symposium is made possible by the Carla Lloyd-Smith Weber Fund.