Needles + Pins:
Textiles & Tools

Museum of International Folk Art
Mar 27, 2008 through Feb 15, 2009

Needles + Pins:

Often intricately carved or made of precious metal, sewing tools they can be seen as works of art. The finished product of each process – weaving, embroidery, sewing/needle arts, lace making, non-woven textiles, printing, and painting, was on view. The textiles displayed were coming out of storage for the first time.  Needles and Pins: Textiles and Tools took a comprehensive look at textiles and textile production from around the world.

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