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Vanishing Traditions: Textiles and Treasures from Southwest China through July 9, 2018 at:

The George Washington University Museum
The Textile Museum
701 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052
202-994-5200 |

Open Mon 11 AM–5 PM; Wed–Thu 11 AM–7 PM; Fri 11 AM–5 PM;
Sat 10 AM–5 PM; Sun 1–5 PM.
Closed Tuesdays and university holidays.

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.

File comment: Festival jacket (front detail), China, Guizhou Province, Taijiang County, Miao people, 20th century. The Textile Museum 2015.8.158. The Bea Roberts Collection of Chinese Minority Textiles.
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