Textile Museum, Washington, DC Photos

The Textile Museum displays carpets, weavings and other historic, ethnic and folk textiles from around the world. This museum long located in Georgetown, is relocating to George Washington University.

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Original building of Textile Museum which plans move to George Washington University in 2014. Washington, DC.Gallery in Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Ottoman-design carpet prob. from Cairo, Egypt at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Linen & silk cover from Istanbul at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.
Original building of Textile Museum (2320 S St. NW) which plans move to George Washington University in 2014. Washington, DC.Gallery in Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Ottoman-design carpet (1st half of 17th C) prob. from Cairo, Egypt at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Linen & silk cover (late 17th C) from Istanbul at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.
Prayer rug with vine border from Lâdik, Konya province, south central Anatolia at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Linen & silk bedspread from Epirus at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Rugs from China & the Caucasus at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Chinese dragon robe at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.
Prayer rug with vine border (c1800) from Lâdik, Konya province, south central Anatolia at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Linen & silk bedspread (late 17th- early 18th C) from Epirus at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Rugs from China (19th C) & the Caucasus (late 19th-early 20th C) at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Chinese dragon robe (late 19th-early 20th C) at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.
Mola panels by Kuna people of San Blas Islands in Panama at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Weaving technique displays at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.

Mola panels (1960s) by Kuna people of San Blas Islands in Panama at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Weaving technique displays at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.


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