https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Salwar-Kameez-2.jpg 1134 1701 Megan Jones /wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LMG.png Megan Jones2020-08-03 10:05:102021-04-06 17:02:18South Asia at Leeds Museums & Galleries
Curator Adam Jaffer highlights some of the gems in our world cultures collection for South Asian Heritage Month.
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Discover the fascinating history behind the Samurai Swords in our collection.
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A rare Tibetan headdress with gorgeous turquoise and coral stones has just been conserved for display in Himalayan Fashion by Karen Horton.
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Uncover the adventures of Curator Antonia Lovelace as she embarks on a field trip to Nepal, to add to our extensive World Cultures collection.
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With the summer in full swing and flowers in full bloom, Libo Zhu explores the symbolism and histories behind the Chinese Lotus artefacts in our World Cultures collection.
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World Cultures Curator Antonia Lovelace explores newly gifted Mexican Day of the Dead Festival items for the collection!