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An exclusive preview of two exciting new exhibitions in the Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume. Cairo Under Wraps: Early Islamic Textiles features over 50 precious Early Islamic textiles dating from the 8th to 14th centuries - including rare examples of clothing - in this original exhibition of ROM material and Fashion Follows Form: Designs for Sitting invites you to think critically about the relationship between function and fashion in our daily lives.
Remarks by ROM curators at 11 am, 2 pm and 4 pm in the Textiles & Costume Gallery on Level 4 in the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal.
Dr. Alexandra Palmer, Nora E. Vaughan Senior Fashion Costume Curator, World Cultures, Textiles & Costume
Izzy Camilleri, Designer, Fashion Follows Form
Anu Liivandi, Assistant Curator, World Cultures, Textiles & Costume
Karin Ruehrdanz, Senior Curator, World Cultures, Islamic Decorative Arts
Dr. Lisa Golombek, Curator Emeritus
Royal Ontario Museum
Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume, Level 4
Bloor Street (main entrance)