Editors' pick

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

Art Museum
An elegant little museum tells the story of woven works of art, from embroideries to masterpiece rugs.
Through 2/14/16

China: Through the Lens of John Thomson (1868-1872)

The photographer's images are paired with pieces from the Qing dynasty.
Through 5/29/16

Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in Central Asia

Nineteenth-century textiles are matched with the 20th century paintings they inspired.