San Francisco Museum Highlights Unique Filipino Fabric

The rich tradition of Philippine weavings and textiles will be in limelight at the Asian Art Museum, thanks to the Hinabi Project, an educational display in the museum’s Resource Center.“The Hinabi Project: The Art of Philippine Textiles,” presents the history and evolution of a unique fabric woven from pineapple leaf fibers. The exhibit, from September 24 to October 12, illustrates the process of extracting pineapple fiber, separating these into fine threads for weaving, embroidery and other embellishments, reports