McMaster University

Dr. Angela Sheng

Angela Sheng Associate Professor, Art History

Undergraduate Counsellor, Art History

Consulting Scholar, appointed July 2016-June 2019, renewed to June 2021
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

School of the Arts (SOTA)
Office: TSH 425
Phone: 905-525-9140 x 23156

Mailing Address:
1280 Main Street West (TSH 414),
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4M2 Canada


Researching on the early nomadic contribution to knowledge transmission in Eastern Eurasia for a book manuscript, a project supported by the 5-year Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2017-22).

A fragment of an embroidered and felted carpet unearthed from Noyon Uul, Mongolia.

Source: State Hermitage Inventory No. MP-1957 on p. 64 of ЭРМИТаЖ дахь нОЁн УУлЫн ЭРдЭнЭС: П.К. КОЗЛОВЫН ШИНЖИЛГЭЭНИЙ АНГИ - 1924-1926.


Published a review of BuYun Chen’s Empire of Style: Silk and Fashion in Tang China, Textile History 51, 2 (2020): 263-65.


Reading Textiles: Transmission and Technology of Silk Road Textiles in the First Millennium,  chapter 6 in A Companion to Textile Culture – Blackwell Companions to Art History, edited by Jennifer Harris, 2020.
Wiley Online Library

Book cover A Companion to Textile Culture


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