23 avril 2011

"Material World" @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Church vestment (chasuble), Italy. Back, 1700s; velvet, about 1475; orphreys, 1500-1550; silk velvet and silk and metallic threads; length: 45 1/2 inches (115.6 cm). The Orville A. and Elma D. Wilkinson Fund. 74.114. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- From court dress to couture, the objects in Material World, on view from April 22 to February 5, 2012 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, features extravagant ornamentation of textiles and personal adornment from cultures around the world while highlighting the significance of textiles in displaying... [Lire la suite]