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Gold Needles: Embroidery Arts from Korea

Presented by The Cleveland Museum of Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH

Jun 30 2020
Oct 25 2020
Gold Needles: Embroidery Arts from Korea

Co-organized with the Seoul Museum of Craft Art, Gold Needles: Embroidery Arts from Korea celebrates anonymous women artists and their inventive creations that triumphed over the conventions of the patriarchal Joseon society.

Through stunning examples of embroidery and patchwork, this exhibition explores Korean embroidered works of art as tools of empowerment to overcome social and cultural constraints.

Most of the loaned pieces—ceremonial robes, folding screens, gift-wrapping cloth, and wedding fans—borrowed from the Seoul Museum of Craft Art once belonged to Mr. Dong-hwa Huh (1926−2018) and Ms. Young-suk Park (b. 1932). The couple shared a passion for preserving Korean textiles and presenting their artistic

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This exhibition is FREE. Tickets are required.

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