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Friday, November 04, 2011

Fall Knitwear Celebrates Textile Museum Exhibition

Peruvian Connection - African Inspired Knitwear Designs

Kuba textiles in the store windows include special African-inspired designs for the knitwear collection that celebrate the Textile Museum's new exhibition, Weaving Abstraction: Kuba Textiles and the Woven Art of Central Africa

Original art-knit sweaters in luxe alpaca and pima cotton
Many items in fine silk

Monday - Saturday, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, Noon - 5:00pm
 
Peruvian Connection
950 F Street NW
202.737.4405
www.peruvianconnection.com
Metro: Metro Center, exit 11th and G streets
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About Peruvian Connection:
Started in 1976 by the mother and daughter team of Biddy and Annie Hurlbut, Peruvian Connection was inspired by Annie's anthropology research on women in the Andean marketplaces of Peru.                  

About Textile Museum Exhibition 
Weaving Abstraction: Kuba Textiles and the Woven Art of Central Africa
October 15, 2011 through February 12, 2012
The textiles of the Kuba kingdom are among the most distinctive and spectacular works of African art. Emerging in the early 17th century, the Kuba kingdom grew into a powerful and wealthy confederation of 18 different ethnic groups located in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. read more >

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