Object Proposal

Blue Hall, Pendjikent, first half of the 8th century (item #49 or #348) Two of our items are from the so-called ‘Blue Hall’: the Varaksha room (item #348) or the Rustam cycle (item #49), and I am still hesitating between the two. In relation to my thematic essay on the trade in craft materials, I [...]

By | 2018-01-07T14:25:20-05:00 March 14th, 2016|Julie, Object Proposals|0 Comments

Julie’s Theme Proposals

Economics / Silk / Silver: Trade in craft materials   When studying the history of arts and objects, it is often easy to overlook the materials that were necessary to their production. Many of these, such as dyes and pigments, were not readily accessible to artisans, and therefore had to be sourced and traded over [...]

By | 2018-01-07T14:25:21-05:00 March 1st, 2016|Julie, Theme Proposals|0 Comments