Lecture/Show and Tell: Artful African and Asian Garments

Steve Price, editor, TurkoTek

Collector Steve Price gives an overview on why clothing exists and its cultural role, followed by a discussion of examples of African beaded and strip-woven garments. He will also discuss garments from Central, mainland Southeast, and East Asia, and cover techniques including embroidery, warp- and weft-faced flat weaves, and ikat.

Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings bring together textile experts and enthusiasts for a thematic show and tell of personal pieces. Free; no reservations required.