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Quilts of Southwest China Virtual Tour

August 6 - October 4

Museum of International Folk Art. Exhibit Walkthrough: Quilts of Southwest China



In southwest China, traditional bed coverings, clothing, and household items have long been made from patched and appliqued scraps to create artistic and functional textiles. This short YouTube video walks you through the 2017 exhibit of Chinese quilts of southwest China. Embodying layers of history, identity, and expertise, these quilts reveal new insights into the contemporary lives of minority communities adapting to a period of great change in China.