Friday, December 20, 2013

Tying the Knot: Global Wedding Costume and Ritual January 18-April 26, 2014


 The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts presents:

Tying the Knot will feature wedding ensembles and accessories from Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.  The exhibit will showcase the varying customs, textiles and fashion associated with marriage around the world and highlight the cultural significance of this often monumental event. 

Photos by Dominic Agostini.
Wedding Ensemble (Jacket and Skirt), South China, Qing Dynasty, circa 1895-1910. Silk black satin – couched, wrapped threads in gold, silver, copper, metals. On loan from William D. and Norma Canelas Roth.

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