The horse is depicted in the art of people around the world. This comprehensive exhibition included Tang Dynasty clay horses and Mexico’s wood and papier mache horses. A rich variety of materials enhanced the objects epitomizing the horse as man’s mount.These objects included Navaho horse blankets, horse-hair reins and unique leather and silver American horse trappings. A highlight of the exhibition was the construction of larger-than-life Indian votive horses by two potters from India.
The Mingei International documentary publication, THE HORSE: The Horse in Folk Art, contains commentaries by Millard Sheets and Bradley Smith.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.