Meiji ornamental textiles at the National Museum of Ireland
by Dr Clare Pollard
A viewing of late-19th and early-20th century Japanese decorative textiles from the Ashmolean collection followed by a presentation on discoveries made during a recent visit to Dublin.
Dr Clare Pollard is the curator of Japanese Art at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford. She has previously worked as Curator of the East Asian Collections at the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin.
Viewing 4.15 – 5pm Ashmolean Museum, Jameel Centre Eastern Art Study Room 1 (located on the 1st floor off gallery 29, members of staff at the Information Desk on the ground floor can provide information on how to get there)
Presentation 5.15 - 6pm Education Centre (located in the basement, access via St. Giles entrance)
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Image: Japanese fukusa wrapping cloth, silk embroidered with gold and coloured silk, c. 1878, National Museum of Ireland, 1879.204. © National Museum of Ireland.