[My own inspiration board. All Navajo textiles via the de Young: from the left Serape, ca. 1865; Serape, ca. 1850; Poncho serape, ca. 1830. Vogue images shot by Mikael Jansson, February 2014 issue.]
From Paris to San Francisco, Native American style is in the spotlight right now.
Indiens des Plaines continues through July at Musée du quai Branly and, as mentioned here back in February, the de Young's exhibition, Lines on the Horizon, debuts in roughly two weeks.
catalogue is now available for pre-order online. And beginning this week, special related talks with curators and visiting textile experts are happening. At the de Young, expect to see mid- to late- 19th-century and 20th-century Navajo textiles as well as Plains ledger drawings and Native American ceramics. This show will run through January 4, 2015.