Exhibitions

Threads of Love: Baby Carriers from China’s Minority Nationalities

October 6 to December 23, 2012

These embroidered baby carriers from the minority nationalities of southwestern China are decorated with auspicious symbols connoting good luck, good fortune, happy marriage, and longevity, as well as images from the embroiderer’s imagination.

Image: Guizho Miao Minority Nationality, Guizhou Province. Baby Carrier. Cotton with silk embroidery. Collection of Yawan Yu