Ivory and Gold: Islamic Spain and the Trans-Saharan Trade
With Miriam Rosser-Owen




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<b>Ivory and Gold: Islamic Spain and the Trans-Saharan Trade<br> With Miriam Rosser-Owen</b><br>

Join a curator from the Victoria and Albert Museum as she explores the cross-cultural relationship that produced some of the most beautiful objects of the medieval period. Thanks to close ties with the Berber tribes of western North Africa, the caliphs of 10th-century Córdoba, in Spain, minted gold coins, wove silks with gold thread, illuminated manuscripts with gold leaf, and made historically significant ivory artworks. Miriam Rosser-Owen delves into the culture and politics behind the creation of these precious courtly objects.

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Lunchtime Talk

Ivory and Gold: Islamic Spain and the Trans-Saharan Trade
With Miriam Rosser-Owen

Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:00PM   ·   More Info »
<b>Ivory and Gold: Islamic Spain and the Trans-Saharan Trade <br>With Miriam Rosser-Owen
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Discover glittering artworks from medieval Spain and the international trade relations that made them possible.

This talk is free with the purchase of Museum admission.



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Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:00AM   ·   More Info »
<b>Museum Admission</b><br>10:00AM - 6:00PM<br>

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