Daoist priest’s robe (back), China, late 18th– early 19th century. 45.3 x 70.9 in. TM 51.24. Acquired by George Hewitt Myers in 1929. (Courtesy The Textile Museum).
Two museums housed in connected structures. In the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection, printed artifacts documenting D.C.'s history. In the Textile Museum, some 19,000 cloth objects dating from 3000 BCE to the present. Open W-M. $8 suggested donation.