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Friday, July 20, 2018


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Binding the Clouds: The Art of Central Asian Ikat

The George Washington University Museum
701 21st Street, NW,
Washington, USA
Mar 17, 2018 To Jul 19, 2018


Detail: Across Central Asia, oasis towns were once awash with the rainbow colors of ikat fabrics. Through exceptional artworks recently donated to the museum, this exhibition focuses on the sophisticated art of dyeing known in this region as abrband (binding the clouds).

Phone No.: 202-994-5200
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: https://museum.gwu.edu/clouds

Wall hanging (detail)
Wall hanging (detail)
Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1800-1850

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