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Asian Textiles: Textiles of Nomadic People

"Asian Textiles: Textiles of Nomadic People"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 13  January 17, 2017 (Tue) - April 9, 2017 (Sun)

  
Carpet, Tapestry weave; abstract design with lozenges on black ground (detail), First half of 20th century

These textiles were collected by Ms. Matsushima Kiyoe, a researcher of nomadic peoples who was passionate about the nomads of West Asia. She collected these items in West Asia from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Current exhibit includes:
Carpet, Tapestry weave; geometric design on red ground, Beginning of 20th century
Carpet, Tapestry weave; abstract design with lozenges on black ground,
First half of 20th century