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Textile Museum Associates of Southern California


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The TMA/SC ( is a 501 (c )(3) not-for-profit, strictly non-commercial, educational organization, now entering its 24th year of presenting monthly programs by nationally and internationally renowned scholars, researchers, curators and other experts on oriental carpets, and ethnographic textiles of the world, including their related ethnographic and anthropological context and history.  We are associated with, but independent from, The Textile Museum in Washington, DC (  We have about 150 members in the Southern California area, including curators, scholars, collectors, and lay people interested in textiles and carpets, and we usually meet on Saturday mornings in the West Los Angeles area, although we visit museums whenever they have exhibitions on the textiles in our area of interest.

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