Playing Favourites: Yvonne Y., October 2, 2011

4 Oct

Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection.  Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.

MIA visitor Yvonne Y. with "Rabbit Pack Doll" (c. mid-2000s) by an unidentified artist M.E., Taloyoak, cloth embroidery, thread, fur, hide, duffel, MIA Collection.

Where are you from?

Toronto

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

Culture Days stencil printmaking. Yes, my first visit.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

The universality of textiles and playthings in all cultures can appeal to the child in everyone. The colours and creativity are so vibrant and appealing.

Posted by: Kate Mossman, MIA’s Development Officer

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