Dallas Museum of Art presents "Wearable Raffia" opening day

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Dallas Museum of Art presents Wearable Raffia
Photo courtesy of Michael and Shelly Dee

Dallas Museum of Art will present "Wearable Raffia," drawn mainly from the Museum’s acclaimed collection of African art, of garments and textiles made from the woven fibers of Raffia Palm trees from West and Central Africa and the island of Madagascar. Also on display will be raffia and textile samples that visitors are allowed to feel.

"Wearable Raffia" will feature works from several groups across four African countries, including the Bamileke peoples (Cameroon), Dida peoples (Côte d’Ivoire), Kuba peoples (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Merina peoples (Madagascar), Suku peoples (DRC), and Teke peoples (DRC).

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


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Admission is free.