Charles and Jeannette Kessler donated 140 items, from antique Ban Chiang pottery, antique textiles and Tibetian photographs. Jeannette Kessler was an avid collector of antique textiles. Some pieces she bought to show and some she had made into clothes. In all over 60 textiles from South East Asia are part of this collection.
Charles Kessler made several trips to Tibet in 1999 and 2000. Kessler, an amateur photographer, was fascinated by the people he met there and created a photography exhibit, “Faces of Tibet” which has been exhibited in galleries previously. These are 67 images from that exhibit that are part of this collection. The photographs were taken with a LeichaM6 Camera on his travels.