“Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, September 16, 2013–January 5, 2014

September 9, 2013

Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800

The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800 will be at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City September 16, 2013–January 5, 2014.

The exhibit features textiles from around the world, including  examples created and traded for spices and other exotic goods from the sixteenth century to the eighteenth.

For more info: http://www.metmuseum.org/en/exhibitions/listings/2013/interwoven-globe

An article from the New York TImes : http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/13/arts/design/interwoven-globe-a-300-year-survey-of-textiles-at-the-met.html