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“WRITING WITH THREAD: TRADITIONAL TEXTILES OF SOUTHEWEST CHINESE
MINORITIES”
Through August 16
Museum of International Folk Art [Santa Fe, NM]

This exhibit features 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.
500+ objects represent 15 ethnic groups and nearly 100 subgroups in China.

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“LE COSTUME POPULAIRE RUSSE” (“Popular Russian Costume”)
Through August 30
Fondation Pierre Berge-Yves Saint Laurent in collaboration with the Ethnographic Museum of Russia [Paris, France]

A collection of 45 complete costumes and accessories dating from the 19th and early 20th century reveal the reality and creative force of the rural world. This anthology is illustrated by an original series of late 19th century photographs from the collections of the Ethnographic Museum of Russia.

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Thank you to the Costume Society of America for this info

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