“The Saltillo Serape: A Closer Look” presented by Mark Winter

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  • Cost: Free with Museum admission
    Dates: 11/29/2012 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location: Museum Lobby

Join us for a special presentation by Southwestern textile expert, Mark Winter, as he provides first-hand, authentic examples of rare and beautiful Saltillo textiles in an exclusive “show and tell” format.  Winter will discuss the evolution of the Saltillo serape, while displaying different types of weavings from his collection.

For well over thirty years, Mark Winter has been involved in collecting, dealing, exhibiting, and writing about Navajo and Southwestern textiles. He resides on the Navajo reservation operating the Historic Toadlena Trading Post and Weaving Museum. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in assembling sensational collections, such as The Durango Collection, currently housed at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College. He has lectured and advised numerous museums, corporate and private collectors, colleges and universities, as well as Sothebys Auction House in New York.  His personal collection has been displayed in a variety of museums across the country.