Afternoon Welcome and Introduction:
Melinda Watt, Supervising Curator, Antonio Ratti Textile Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Aspects of the Luxury Trade in Indian Chintzes for the Dutch Market"
Ebeltje Hartkamp-Jonxis, independent scholar
International scholars explore the impact of the burgeoning textile trade in the early modern period, focusing on specific aspects of how trade textiles influenced global economics, social history, and design aesthetics. The program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800.
Recorded October 4, 2013
This symposium is made possible by the Carla Lloyd-Smith Weber Fund.