HISTORY OF SCIENCE MUSEUM-UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
FREE ONLINE EVENT FOR FAMILIES
Art, Music, and Craft: The Mosul Handbag
Oxford's Christmas Light Festival
This event has been created in partnership with Multaka-Oxford ملتقى أكسفورد
Inspired by our latest exhibition, 'Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld', join the Multaka team for a jam-packed hour of fun family craft and activities, plus an opportunity to learn more about what might be the oldest handbag in the world!
This beautifully crafted bag was made over 600 year ago for a noble woman who lived in Mosul, Iraq. It's silver and gold decoration include geometric patterns and scenes from daily court life, including a banquet, musicians and huntsmen.
During this session you will have a go at the art of calligraphy, learn some simple Arabic words and make and decorate your own bag.
Suitable for children age 7+. Please note that an adult must be present.
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HSM and the Multaka Team