News: Costume

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    Uzbek Silks from the Megalli Collection in Houston

    ‘Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats’, an unmissable loan exhibition of some fifty dazzling silk robes and panels from the collection of the late Murad Megalli, is now open at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas until 4 June 2017.

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    Rediscovery of a Tudor Dress Fragment

    Curators from the Historic Royal Palaces in the UK have identified an embroidered altar cloth as a rare fragment of Elizabethan dress.

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    Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural, Oxford

    In HALI 189, the Yousef Jameel Curator of Islamic Art at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford,Francesca Leoni introduces the landmark exhibition, ‘Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural’, showing there from 20 October 2016 until 15 January 2017.

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    From the Lands of Asia

    An unusual exhibition opens in Canada at the Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History in November 2016.

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    Tribal Art London

    Tribal Art London, at the prestigious Mall Galleries from 1-4 September 2016, is the UK’s only fair devoted exclusively to authentic works of world art of all periods, from the ancient to the contemporary.

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    North African textiles in Florence

    From 3 September at Villa Romana, Florence will be an exhibition of some 25 North African textiles from the private collections of Renate Anna Menzel and Paul Vandenbroeck.


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