Interwoven globe

Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500-1800 is not your usual textile show. There is hardly a mention of warp and weft, only rare explanations of technique, and no in-depth exploration of the social contexts in which the artisans worked. Instead, the show uses cotton chintzes and silks, embroideries and tapestries, lively prints and luscious velvets to tell a much bigger story: how the global world we live in today took shape.

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