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Chinese Silk

A Clore Education Centre Lecture on the History of chinese silk.

This illustrated lecture traces the story of silk from its Neolithic origins to the 20th century and explores its role in Chinese history, trade, religion and literature.

Shelagh Vainker is Curator of Chinese Art at the Ashmolean Museum and co-author of the award winning British Museum Book of Chinese Art


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Date and Time:

2 June 2004 at 6:30 pm





The British Museum
Great Russell Street
+44 20 73 23 88 96

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£7, BM Friends, Asia House members and concessions £4

Available from:

The box office is on your right as you enter the Great Court

Additional Information:

The Clore Education Centre is under the Great Court. Stairs down to the centre are behind the box-office.

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