Tuesday, October 26, 2010
The African Lace, Austrian Fabrics for Nigeria Exhibition
Display of various dresses and textiles in the exhibition called "African Lace, Austrian Fabrics for Nigeria" at the Museum of Ethnology in Vienna, Austria.
Fabric from Austria has been used for decades to make eye-catching, colorful Nigerian clothing, known as African Lace, the embroidered textiles are made in the western Austrian province of Vorarlberg and then transformed thousands of miles away into traditional attire worn at weddings and other special occasions.
The exhibition runs from Oct. 21, 2010 to Feb. 14, 2011. More pictures when you continue...