John Gillow: Textiles of the Islamic World

Event Date: 

Friday, February 12, 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Event Contact: 

Kris Miller-Fisher

kmillerfisher@museum.ucsb.edu

  • Lecture

John Gillow, author, lecturer, traveler, and collector, has spent more than 40 years collecting the folk textiles of Asia and Africa. He has written a series of seminal books on World Textiles and the textiles of India, Indonesia and Africa. He lectures world-wide. "Textiles of the Islamic World" published by Thames and Hudson is his latest book. John will be lecturing on "Textiles of the Islamic World" followed by a handling session of antique textiles from Asia and Africa. Pre-registration required through the Santa Barbara Historical Museum, www.santabarbaramuseum.com, phone 805-966-1601.