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Dress Codes: Urban Folk Fashion

November 5, 1993 – March 25, 1994

Arts and Industries Building
900 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

Location: Experimental Gallery, South Hall

The exhibition illustrates how textiles and clothing are communicators of American values. The kimono, kente cloth, a Pendleton blanket, and a bandanna demonstrate how meanings surrounding textiles shift, persist, expand, and at times become fashion statements.