1 September 2016

Stitch of a Symbol - Insights into the textile journeys of Sheila Paine

Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
16 August 2016 - 12 February 2017

A showcase of textiles and embroideries from the collections of Sheila Paine. This display will feature material assembled by Sheila Paine during her fieldwork throughout East and Central Asia. Items on display will include yurt amulets from Turkmenistan, Uzbek hats and fine embroidery from Pakistan, as well as other examples of textile craft from East and Central Asia. There will also be a related exhibition of Sheila Paine’s photographs (opening in the Long Gallery November 1 2016 – April 30 – 2017). 

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