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Stories of Syria's Textiles: Art and Heritage across Two Millennia | Public Opening

October 15 2023 2:00pm - 5:00pm

An invitation for KMA Members to view the Museum's fall exhibition, Stories of Syria's Textiles: Art and Heritage across Two Millennia, and explore the Museum and Sculpture Garden during the First Look preview hours.

Also on view, Rhonda Khalifeh: Immortal Stitch in the Pollack Family Learning Center. 


Man’s abaya (cloak), from Aleppo or Damascus,  late 19th–early 20th century. Silk, cotton, and metal-wrapped thread; slit-tapestry weave;  plain weave, moiré; satin weave; embroidered,  49 ½ × 57 in. (125.7 x 147.3cm). New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Alan L. Wolfe, 1956, C.I.56.6.8. Photo: Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art / Art Resource, N.Y. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Textile with rosettes, from Dura-Europos, ca. 200–256. Wool; weft-faced tapestry weave, 9 × 12 ½ in. (22.9 × 31.8 cm). New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, 1933.487. Photo: Courtesy of Yale University Art Gallery.

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