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Member Preview: Cairo Under Wraps and Fashion Follows Form

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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)



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