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Weaving History: Mystery of a City

May 12, 2018 – September 16, 2018
Tues–Fri 10.00–17.00, Weekends and holidays 10.00–19.00, Closed Mondays

Ankara Rahmi M. Koç Müzesi , Necatibey Mahallesi, Depo Sokak No: 1 Altındağ, Ankara

A new exhibition in Ankara delves into the impact of camlet (sof) fabric on the history of the city. Produced from the mohair of an Ankara goat, camlet played a significant role in the economic and social history of the city and connected Ankara to the other great trade hubs in the world. This exhibition showcases examples of camlet fabric and mohair artefacts pulled from the collections of the Ankara Ethnography Museum, the Sadberk Hanım Museum and the Topkapı Palace Museum.

Also on display in ‘View of Ankara’, an 18th-century painting on loan from the Rijksmuseum.

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