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Event: OATG's 20th Anniversary Celebrations – Talk by Ruth Barnes on the Ashmolean's Robert Shaw Collection

Event date: Saturday 8 August 2015, 2–5pm

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Oxford Asian Textiles Group (OATG), this talk will examine the remarkable collection of ikat coats and other garments from Central Asia collected by explorer Robert Shaw in 1868‒1869 on his travels from India to Yarkand and Kashgar. 94 more words


Completed: OAL2015 (M6887 dress + Vianne sweater)

MY GOD, you guys. I am so happy I got this finished in time for the OAL deadline! I’ve had the dress finished for a couple of weeks now, but I worried about that sweater as the time drew closer! 788 more words

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R.I.P. Camera | Lombok, Indonesia

As I have been going through all my pictures from my recent trip to Asia (slowly – I took a lot), I found this picture.  I do not think that it is one of my best shots – but I am posting it here, signifying the end of a chapter in my life so to speak.   180 more words


Around the world in 80 textiles: Khmer Hol (story 9 of 80)

Hol is the Khmer word for ikat, and as we discovered during a trip to Cambodia in April, it is also some of the finest silk ikat produced.  775 more words



Ikat is one of my favorite prints. I just adore it, especially in bright, bold colors. I purchased this Patterson J. Kincaid dress at Bloomingdale’s on the UES about five years ago and it’s remained a favorite of mine. 74 more words