The Antique Rug & Textile Show in San Francisco 12-17 October 2010 includes an opening lecture and reception 13 October 7:30 pm at Shaver-Ramsey’s Krimsa Gallery, 2190 Union St. The gallery is located a few minutes walk from Motel Capri where the Antique Rug & Textile Show takes place.
In the opening lecture Dr. Felix Elwert, Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will hold a speach Ladakh: Textile Traditions West of Tibet.
Ladakh, in the Indian Himalayas, is home to a Buddhist culture fast crumbling in Tibet and is often studied as a window into the Tibetan past. This talk follows Dr. Elwert’s journey across mountains to remote villages in order to study Ladakhi textiles in their native places.
ARTS 12-17 October 2010, Motel Capri, 2015 Greenwich St., San Francisco
Opening reception and lecture 13 October 2010 at 7:30 pm, Krimsa Gallery, 2190 Union St.