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Japanese Textiles: New Perspectives
[Gallery Event] June 7, 11 AM
Elizabeth Wilson, co-founder and owner of Asiatica, a fashion retailer that specializes in making artisanal clothing from vintage and contemporary Japanese textiles, will be in discussion with Thomas Murray, author of the recently published Textiles of Japan (Prestel, 2018). The conversation, which will center on boro and other Japanese textiles, will be moderated by Dr. Monika Bincsik of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.