Exhibition

Black Masking Culture

14 Sep 2019 – 22 Sep 2019

Regular hours

Monday
10:00 – 17:30
Tuesday
10:00 – 17:30
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:30
Thursday
10:00 – 17:30
Friday
10:00 – 17:30
Saturday
10:00 – 17:30
Sunday
10:00 – 17:30

V&A - Victoria & Albert Museum

London
England, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • C1,14,74,414
  • South Kensington

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Big Chief Demond Melancon of the Young Seminole Hunters Mardi Gras Indian suits on display for the first time outside the United States.

About

Contemporary artist and educator, Big Chief Demond Melancon of the Young Seminole Hunters, and Assemble are collaborating with the V&A to bring Melancon’s huge Mardi Gras Indian suits composed of intricately hand-sewn beadwork to the Tapestries Gallery. The suits, illustrating actual and imagined events from African and American history, will sit in the gallery among rare tapestries from 1425, depicting hunting scenes of boars, bears, swans, otters, deer and falconry.

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