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Wrapper (Nigeria), 1960–67

yarns. Fringed at both ends. The unique weavings of Akwete women are admired throughout western Africa. Akwete cloth is woven exclusively by women in the village of Akwete, in Igboland…

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Skirt (China), 1950–60

Indigo resist-dyed skirt made from hand-spun yarns. The waistband and upper pleated band are solid blue while the lower pleated band of the skirt is patterned with five rings of…

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Ceremonial skirt, Blue Hmong ^ Minneapolis Institute of Art

…Hmong groups have developed distinctive clothing traditions. Many Blue Hmong women are skilled indigo dyers and create elaborate resist dyed patterns on cotton or hemp fabric. This fabric is further…

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Dress (USA), 1955

…a cette parade sauvage.” With patches of turquoise blue and yellow-green. This shirtwaist day dress was designed by celebrated fashion designer Claire McCardell, who is noted for her important contribution…

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Plate with cartouches of women and plants

Credit: Rogers Fund, 1918Culture: ChinaAccession Number: 18.61.2Learn more on The Met’s website…

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Georgia O'Keeffe

…Red Canna paintings, that many found to represent women’s genitalia, although O’Keeffe consistently denied that intention. The reputation of the portrayal of women’s sexuality was also fueled by explicit and…

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2005 Powwow

…and teach the traditional ways to a younger generation. During the National Powwow, the audience see dancers in full regalia compete in several dance categories, including Men and Women’s Golden…

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2005 Powwow

…and teach the traditional ways to a younger generation. During the National Powwow, the audience see dancers in full regalia compete in several dance categories, including Men and Women’s Golden…

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2005 Powwow

…and teach the traditional ways to a younger generation. During the National Powwow, the audience see dancers in full regalia compete in several dance categories, including Men and Women’s Golden…

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