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Zhuang Embroidered Jacket [Object of the Day #20]


By: Stephen Lang

One of the newest acquisitions in the Asian Section is a collection of ethnographic textiles from the¬†Philadelphia Civic Center Museum formerly known as the Commercial Museum. Originally exhibited at the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, the approximately 400 pieces entered the museum and expanded the range of the textile collection to include South China, Indochina, […]

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