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Weaving Heritage: Textile Masterpieces from the Burke Collection

Weaving Heritage is the first major exhibition of the Burke Museum's international textile collection. Over 130 of the most beautifully designed and culturally significant textile masterpieces from the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Islands will be on exhibit.

Weaving Heritage displays textiles from the 13 regions around the Pacific and Pacific Rim that are shown on this map:

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Woman's Jacket (Suondi, China), cotton, 1991.
Woman's Jacket (Suondi, China), cotton, 1991.
This type of jacket is typically worn over a long sleeved shirt and a pleated skirt. This piece was made by a mother for her daughter's wedding.