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Where Folk Art Meets High Fashion

The fashion designer Jean Yu normally works in delicate silk and organza, which she folds and drapes to create minimalist lingerie and dresses. But when it came time to make an outfit for the show “Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art,” debuting January 21 at the American Folk Art Museum in New York, Yu found herself ripping apart a broom.

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