"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