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Tuesday, June 19, 2018


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Vanishing Traditions: Textiles And Treasures From Southwest China

The George Washington University Museum
701 21st Street, NW,
Washington, USA
Mar 17, 2018 To Jul 09, 2018


Detail: For centuries, minority cultures in southwest China have donned elaborate textiles, jewelry, and accessories for community celebrations. Dazzling festival costumes new to the museum’s collections explore traditions now endangered by modernization.

Phone No.: 202-994-5200
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: https://museum.gwu.edu/vanishingtraditions

Festival jacket (front detail)
Festival jacket (front detail)
China, Guizhou Province, Taijiang County, Miao people, 20th century

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