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New museum in Washington, D.C., blends capital's history and textiles
New museum in Washington, D.C., blends capital's history and textiles

The newest museum in Washington, D.C., has one building (sort of) and two names: The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum. The building in the city's Foggy Bottom area opened Saturday with displays of very different artifacts. ------------ FOR THE RECORD 11 a.m., March 25: An earlier version of this post had the incorrect opening date for the building. It opened Saturday. ------------ The Textile Museum, which has been around for nine decades, brings more than 19,000  textiles and carpets from six continents, according to a statement. The George Washington University Museum will feature 1,000 historical maps, books and documents about the history...

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