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Exhibition: Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia (Boston, Winterthur)

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Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts
18 August 2015 – 15 February 2016

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Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, 26 March 2016 – 8 January 2017

Survey exhibition of 94 items drawn from across the Americas from Canada to Peru all of which show influence of Chinese, Indian and Far Eastern imagery or incorporate their techniques into their own applied arts, such as eighteenth-century Mexican lacquer-work furniture and seventeenth-century Peruvian colonial embroidery.
Accompanying catalogue by Dennis Carr, with contributions by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Timothy Brook, Mitchell Codding, Karina H. Corrigan, and Donna Pierce.

Review, by Eric Zafran, Burlington Magazine, December 2015, pp.885-6.