- Europe & Africa
Nagas, Birds and Elephant: Traditional Dress from Mainland Southeast Asia
Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts
1062 Budapest, Hungary
Sep 30, 2016 To Aug 20, 2017
Detail: The new temporary exhibition at the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts, Budapest, the Nagas, Birds and Elephants, presents Southeast Asian textiles from a variety of viewpoints – geographical, chronological and anthropological. Through explanations of the ritual functions of textiles and the symbology in their patterns, and examples of the different types of textiles and traditional costumes worn in the region, the exhibition aims to inform visitors about the religious beliefs, customs and celebrations of the diverse peoples of mainland Southeast Asia.