Weaving Culture: Textiles and Jewelry in Morocco

April 29 – July 15

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Weaving Culture: Textiles and Jewelry in Morocco contains close to 50 pieces, including elaborate examples of rug weaving of the Atlas mountains, delicate embroidery, radiant gold brocades of wealthy urban centers and beautifully crafted gold and silver jewelry. This exhibition is part of a university-wide project, “Exploring Muslim Cultures”,which includes a series of exhibits, special events, lectures and spring quarter courses.

This exhibition is supported by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Commission