Textiles of Asia: Patterns and Processes
February 16 - October 31
Explore the rich history of textiles in Asia–from the animal-skin clothing of the Ainu to the intricate weaving of silk, Asian cultures have showcased their artistry through their textiles for centuries. Textiles of Asia: Patterns and Processes covers a multitude of fabrics, designs, and production techniques created by indigenous cultures and those imported through trade and travel.
Image: Image of 4 women from IGLWU Local 23-25, Chinatown, NYC, 1982. Part of Social Fabric: Land, Labor, and the World the Textile Industry created at the Rare and Manuscript Collections.