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Rare Japanese textiles on show
6:10pm Saturday 20th October 2012 in News
The first exhibition outside Japan dedicated to the art of ornamental Meiji textiles is being staged at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum.
Threads of Silk and Gold: Ornamental Textiles from Meiji Japan will open at the Beaumont Street venue on November 9 and run until January 27.
The exhibition will feature 40 examples of Meiji textiles from the newly acquired collection of the Kiyomizu-Sannenzaka Museum in Kyoto.
Also on display will be pieces from the Ashmolean’s own collection.
Tickets cost £6, £4 concessions.