Member Programs: Head Coverings From The Textile Museum Collection

Woman wearing a multi-colored headdress as part of a traditional cultural costume
A Woman from Ramallah, American Colony Photo Department or Matson Photo Service, c. 1929-1946. Library of Congress LC-M342-45017-x.


Head coverings vary tremendously across cultures and times. They embody the skill and creativity of their makers and can express many layers of cultural meaning. Join curators Sumru Belger Krody, Lee Talbot and Shelley Burian as they share examples of head coverings in The Textile Museum Collection.


Sumru Belger Krody, senior curator, The Textile Museum Collection

Shelley Burian, Lisa and Bernard Selz Curator

Lee Talbot, curator, The Textile Museum Collection

How to Participate

This program is for museum members and will take place on Zoom. If you are already a member, please register online, and we will email you the Zoom link and instructions. Simply follow that link at the time the event starts (1 p.m. EDT / 10 a.m. PDT). If you are not currently a member, you can join or renew online.

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