Chinese Textiles Exhibition

WHEN:

From August 15th 2015 to June 19th 2016
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WHERE:

The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10028

WHAT:

This installation, which explores the cultural importance of silk in China, showcases the most important and unusual textiles from the Museum's collection. In addition to three rare pieces dating from the Tang dynasty (618–906), when China served as a cultural hub linking Korea and Japan to Central and West Asia, and ultimately to the Mediterranean world, the exhibition also includes eleventh- and twelfth-century tapestries from Central Asia, as well as contemporaneous Chinese examples of this technique.

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