This exhibit is no longer on display at the Burke Museum. Current exhibits


Weaving Heritage was organized by the Burke Museum. The following are gratefully acknowledged for their generous financial, material, and advisory support:


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Boeing Company

Quest for Truth Foundation

UW Southeast Asia Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Kym Aughtry
BIBAK Pacific Northwest
Donors to the Burke Museum Annual Fund
JiJi Foundation
Muckleshoot Charity Fund
OneFamily Foundation
John and Joyce Price
Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund
U.S. Bancorp Foundation

Gloria Golocan
Kyoko and James Gregg
Maria Concepion Cuc Jiatz
Felipe Gonzales
Chaittraphone "Pom" Khampradith
Darlene Peters
Dagmo Kusho Sakya
Natasha Suryo
Erica Tiedemann
Pema Wangchuck

Dr. James Nason, Curator Emeritus of Pacific and American Ethnology, Burke Museum

Monk's  Robe (Tibet), sheep wool and silk, 1964.
Monk's Robe (Tibet), sheep wool and silk, 1964.
Dragon design robes based on Manchu riding coats were worn by the emperor, the heir apparent, and high-ranking princes. By 1912, Qing rules were disregarded and people of lesser ranks also wore these robes.