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Friday, June 29, 2018, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
Museum admission is not included.

 

A Revolution in the Bedroom: How Indian dyed cottons transformed Europe’s interiors in the 17th and 18th centuries

Join Rosemary Crill for a fascinating look at how the hybrid designs of these chintz fabrics, with their exotic flowers and trees, fed into the 18th-century craze for Chinoiserie, and how they became a staple element of western design vocabulary.

Friday, July 6, 2018, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
Museum admission is not included.

Explore the history of spider silk in textiles with Simon Peers, co-designer of the extraordinary cape now on display at the ROM as part of the special exhibition Spiders: Fear & Fascination.