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Re: [teacherartexchange] Exhibitions at the University of Michigan Museum of Art

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From: Ann Heineman (aiheineman_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 16:16:38 PDT


 To add to Judy's Asian theme link, there is a new program beginning tonight
on the Travel Channel, 9 PM EDT, called "Himalaya with Michael Palin." I
don't know how much art, if any, he will feature, but this Monty Python
"alum" is always good for an entertaining narration wherever he travels.

                    Ann-on-y-mouse in Columbus
                    Art teacher, K-5, retired

aisley and Peacocks: Woven and Embroidered Textiles
> from Kashmir and
the Punjab
June 25 through October 16
 This exhibition
> brings together two very different but equally
striking styles types of
> traditional textiles from the Indian
subcontinent, both of which are rapidly
> disappearing from the modern
world: Kashmiri shawls, woven at the foot of the
> Himalayas from the
finest and softest wools in intricate paisley patterns,
> and boldly
embroidered women's head coverings from the rural villages of the
>
Punjab. Kashmiri shawls, once made for Mughal pr

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