A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia

  • September 1, 2018 through December 30, 2018
  • The George Washington University Museum / The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.
Woven by women to adorn tents and camel caravans, kilims are enduring records of life in Turkey's nomadic communities, as well as stunning examples of abstract art. This exhibition marks the public debut of treasures from the museum's Murad Megalli Collection of Anatolian Kilims dating to the 18th and 19th centuries.
The Textile Museum
Kilim (detail), Turkey, central Anatolia, late 18th century.
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