Asian Fine Art Textiles

Cloth Cultures: Legacies of Dorothy K. Burnham – report

Cloth Cultures: Legacies of Dorothy K. Burnham – report

Nearly 150 textile scholars, students, practitioners, artists and enthusiasts gathered in Toronto, Ontario November 9-11, 2017 for conference Cloth Cultures: Legacies of Dorothy K. Burnham. On Day 1 a set of workshops focused on artifacts from the collection of the...

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Turn back your cuffs

Turn back your cuffs

Perhaps because cuffs are so ubiquitous in our culture I totally missed the point of the shaped extension on Manchu robe sleeves when I first focused on them back in the 1970s. These prominent features of Manchu and Manchu-styled garments cannot be missed. They were...

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