26. Native Fashion Now: Interview with Peabody Essex Curator Karen Kramer
Welcome to back to Unravel! In this episode we talk to Karen Kramer, Curator of Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture at the Peabody Essex Museum and the Curator of the exhibit Native Fashion Now, which is currently on view at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City through September 4th, 2017.
We also introduce a two segments Fashion A-Z and Fashion Recs. The Fashion A-Z term for this episode is Quillwork: A form of Northern Native American embroidery using dried porcupine quills to embellish moccasins, clothing, bags and more. The embroidery form predates European contact. Quills can be dyed and are arranged in different patterns.
Karen Kramer: https://www.instagram.com/kramerica2/
Peabody Essex Museum: https://www.pem.org/exhibitions/native-fashion-now
You can visit the Native Fashion Exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City through September 4th, 2017. http://www.nmai.si.edu/explore/exhibitions/item/?id=954
Power of Native Design Fashion Show at NMAI
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