Save the Date: Special Tour

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 27, 10AM

for a Docent-led tour of KALEIDOSCOPE KATRANTZOU at the Atlanta SCAD FASH gallery. Special group rate $5 for TASA members

Submitted by Gail Goodwin

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Spring 2019 Program: The Kimono

On April 10, Junco Sato Pollack and Eri Sato Woo assisted by their friend Shiori-san presented an outstanding program on the art of kimono dress.  Against the backdrop of a gorgeous wedding kimono, Junco-san, Eri-san and Shiori-san showed and described the many steps of kimono dress beginning with the basic undergarments.  Using volunteer models, Eri-san and Junco-san showed different kimono styles, designs and fabrics as well as many different ways of obi tying.

Additionally Eri-san professionally styled the hair for each of the women models.

Shiori-san narrated the historic and cultural perspective for each of the different kimonos presented.

Eri-san and Junco-san also brought many different new, vintage and antique Japanese textiles,  kimonos, obis, undergarments, and accessories which they displayed on tables around the room.

Submitted by Gail Goodwin

2019 Annual Business Meeting

TASA held its annual business meeting on Wednesday, February 13, at the home of Elizabeth Koets.  Members discussed ideas for future programs and had the opportunity to share interesting textiles they had acquired during the past year.  TASA member Durshi Zoberi brought beautiful Pakistani textiles to show and sell.

Submitted by Gail Goodwin