Thursday, March 5, 2020
6:00 pm–8:00 pm

The date of this lecture has been rescheduled from Wednesday, October 23, 2019 to Thursday, March 5, 2020.

By Invitation
Add to Calendar 2020-03-05 18:00:00 2020-03-05 20:00:00 Shared Fragments: Medieval Spanish Textiles 03/05/2020 06:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Explore the MFA's collection of Islamic textiles from Spain with Evelin Wetter, curator of 11th- to 16th-century textiles at the Abegg Stiftung in Riggisberg, Switzerland. The MFA's collection was formed at the same time that Werner Abegg made his, and the two museums share many fragments from the same textiles. Wetter shares her recent research on these fascinating weavings, which document the spread of Islamic culture and technology onto the European continent.

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