Quilts of Southwest China

Jul 9, 2017 through Jan 21, 2018

Chinese quilts have received little attention from scholars, collectors, or museums.  The examples featured here offer an introduction based on new research by a bi-national consortium of American and Chinese museums, including participation by the Museum of International Folk Art.  Embodying layers of history, identity, and expertise, these quilts reveal new insights into the contemporary lives of minority communities adapting to a period of great change in China.

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Womanís Upper Garment

Miao Bedcover

Mo Aiqun Bedcover

Sha Sha Bed Cover

Womanís Shoes

Zhuang Bed Cover

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