- USA & Canada
Binding the Clouds: The Art of Central Asian Ikat
The George Washington University Museum
701 21st Street, NW,
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).
Wall hanging (detail)
Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1800-1850|