24 November 2013

The Language of Cloth: Winter Show and Sale

detail of a mid-century Japanese kimono
In December my friend Dan Gundlach has this amazing pop-up shop in San Francisco, to showcase the textiles he gathers from Indonesia and Asia during the year.    The work showcased is a fantastic mix of traditional weaving and batik, using classic and contemporary designs.
Some of the offerings at the Language of Cloth pop-up gallery and shop
This year the shop will   feature  a selection of scarves, shawls, clothing, and accessories from Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, and Japan, as well as a special exhibition of Japanese mid-century modern textile design,  kimono, haori, and obi from the collection of David Morrison Pike, a ceramic artist and antique dealer who has lived in Japan for the past 20 years.
Here is a glimpse of this year's special show:
mid-century Japanese kimono in silk
Detail of an haori with water motif
good morning!
The Language of Cloth shop will be open December 13th - December 24th everyday from 10 to 6 at 650-A Guerrero St., San Francisco.               
detail of a Nagoya obi, woven design
Kimono, meisen

More information is available at the Language of Cloth website.








1 comment:

Theresa Cheek said...

I think I need to send my personal shopper to get something for me!!!

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