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Suzani, Ikat and other Central Asian Textiles

Wednesday 25th October 2017 at 7pm

A talk by Ali Istalifi

Ali gave the successful lecture on Central Asian Ikat at the Brunei Gallery SOAS ‘World Ikat Textile Symposium’ in 2016. He was born in Afghanistan to a family of dealers for three generations on Kabul’s famous Chicken Street. He has a large collection, and unique access to the subject as a fluent speaker in Dari. He will bring textiles to show us.


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