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Kazakh Craftswomen

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  • What:
    Free talks & tours
  • When:
  • Where:
    The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

TALK: Learn more about the social context and design aspects involved in the production of traditional textiles for the yurt, with Dr Anna Portisch, Research Associate, SOAS. Jointly organised with the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Altai Mountains, Inner Asia, are home to a large Kazakh population whose summertime dwelling is a traditional yurt. Richly decorated with embroidered textiles, these dwellings offer a fascinating insight into the local Kazakh craftswomen.

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