Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY
Architect David Adjaye mines the museum’s permanent collection for the 12th exhibition in the ongoing Selects series. The exhibition features 14 West and Central African textiles from the museum’s textile holdings, including an Asante kente cloth from Ghana, a bògòloanfini mud cloth from Mali, a Dyula ikat wrapper from Ivory Coast, a Yoruba indigo dyed wrapper from Nigeria and men’s hats from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Cameroon.