Dress Codes: Urban Folk Fashion

November 5, 1993 – March 25, 1994

Arts and Industries Building
900 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20560

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.