tribaltextiles.info

It is currently Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:01 pm

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: textiles in Taipei
PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:29 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon May 24, 2004 7:35 pm
Posts: 176
Location: east coast
Greetings all.

Yesterday I was treated to a tour of the ethnic textile collection at the Fu Jen Catholic University in New Taipei City. They seem to have a fair amount of Taiwan aboriginal peoples, much Miao (?) and more I did not get a chance to see. They are not my area but I have been following what there is on the Forum.

All the textiles are in an environmentally controlled facility with drawers, little rooms, etc., that dwarfts several museums I have see. Also much fantastically elaborate silver work which I presume was Miao (?). I have no Chinese and their English was not so good for techical things in English. Also my hearing is shot and I now wear a hearing aid in each ear so I may have missed a fine shade of meaning.

The school has a very extensive textile/fashion arts/other textile concerns program.

I understood (I think) that they are working on a website for display of their textiles which would be a monumental job given the extent of their holdings.

Now off to critique some student design projects at the National Taiwan University of the Arts.

_________________
John


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group