Malay Gold Thread Embroidery
16th OCTOBER 2019 at 7pm
A talk by Dr Fiona Kerlogue
Fiona Kerlogue has recently retired from her post as Deputy Keeper of Anthropology at the Horniman Museum, London, where she was responsible for the Asian anthropology collections. She is now working with the Naprstek Museum (National Museum) in Prague and is also a specialist adviser for the National Trust.
Fiona was previously on the staff of the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Hull where she took her doctorate. Her thesis was based on the textiles of Jambi in Sumatra. She has also done field research on the textiles of Gujarat, Cambodia, Thailand and several of the islands of Indonesia. She has also taught on the textiles, art and cultures of Southeast Asia, and lectured in the US, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Siberia and several European countries.
Major publications include ‘The Arts of Southeast Asia’ in the Thames and Hudson World of Art series; ‘Batik: Design, Style and History’ and most recently ‘Collecting Experience in the 1930s: Indonesian and Pacific Collections of Ruzena Charlotta Urbanova in the National Museum’.
Doors open at 6pm when drinks and snacks are served for a cash donation
* Please note that this is a change to the previously listed October 2019 event