Exhibitions

Writing With Thread: Traditional Textiles of Southwest Chinese Minorities

Writing With Thread: Traditional Textiles of Southwest Chinese Minorities
Writing With Thread: Traditional Textiles of Southwest Chinese Minorities

Writing With Thread: Traditional Textiles of Southwest Chinese Minorities

Traveling exhibition
May 15, 2009 - August 16, 2009

Writing with Thread: Traditional Textiles of Southwest Chinese Minorities, featured a rare collection of entire ensembles of women’s, men’s and children’s ceremonial dress, baby carriers, quilt covers, festive and religious vestments, silver jewelry, embroidered silk valences, and wax-resist dyed curtains, plus a loom, weaving tools, and embroidery cases. 

More than 500 objects in Writing with Thread: Traditional Textiles of Southwest Chinese Minorities, represented 15 ethnic groups and nearly 100 subgroups in China.

This exhibition was curated by Angela Sheng, Assistant Professor of Chinese Art History at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada from the collection of the Evergrand Museum, Taoyuan, Taiwan. The exhibition closed in Santa Fe on August 16, 2009.

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