Dallas Museum of Art presents "Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road" closing day

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Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road
Fireman's Coat, n.d.,T43651 Photo courtesy of Dallas Museum of Art

Drawn from the DMA’s collection, this exhibition showcases fine examples of garments and ornamental hangings. The works on view come from India, Central Asia, China, and Japan, with some objects featuring colored ink paintings on textile backgrounds. The garments range from a Japanese fireman’s coat to an Indian sari and a Chinese dragon robe.

"Asian Textiles" highlights the passage of luxury goods along the Silk Road between eastern Asia, India, and places like Uzbekistan. This historical trade route led to an interchange of arts and crafts from the Mediterranean to India and the Far East.

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Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N. Harwood St.
Dallas, TX 75201

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Admission is free.