Clothing, Culture & Context (Design Gallery)

September 23rd, 2013

Save the date for a special Design Gallery exhibition of selected materials from the Helen Louise Allen collection that explore the milieu of ethnicity, gender, religion and politics upon apparel design of the Indian subcontinent.  The complex interplay of design and identity is illuminated by selections of adult and children’s clothing, crafted artistically with metallic thread, delicate embroidery, and other embellishments of texture and fabric.
In addition to the selected apparel, the exhibition will include an online exhibit, videos and related programming.

Design Gallery events are free and open to the public.

What: Clothing, Culture, Context in South Asia:  Selections from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection
When: Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 2013 (5:00 – 7:00 PM);
Exhibition: September 8 – October 20, 2013
Where: Ruth Davis Design Gallery, Nancy Nicholas Hall (1300 Linden Drive)
For photo credit, visit the Design Gallery pages.