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"Threads of Silk and Gold"  advertising banner outside Ashmolean Museum, OxfordThreads Of Silk and Gold: Ornamental Textiles From Meiji Japan has just opened at the Ashmolean Museum and runs until the 27th January 2013, after which most of the exhibits head off to Japan.

It’s brilliant.

Links :
Reviews at Daily Info
Threads of Silk and Gold Exhibition Info
Ashmolean Museum
 
Hot tip:
Oxford Bus Company Key travel card holders can get in for the concessionary price of £4 (not a lot of people know this, including Ashmolean staff – you need to ask).
 
Textile sampler detail