January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
With Dr. Ellen McKinney, Associate Professor for Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management and Sophia Luu, Louise Rosenfeld Undergraduate Research Intern
Discover the rich meaning of the symbols found in the kimono from the Textiles and Clothing Museum on display in the Contemplate Japan exhibition. The walking tour led by Sophia Luu and Dr. Ellen McKinney will shed light on this unique textile collection.
Image: Kimono (Uchikake), c. 1935. Silk jacquard, hand-painted and paste-resist dyed. Gift of Shizue Oda. On loan from the Textiles and Clothing Museum; Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management; Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. 0713
Program made possible by the Kathy and John Howell Art Enrichment Program.