Stitches in Time: An Exhibition of Embroideries and Needlework Techniques

embroidery, needlework, handicrafts, samplers, textiles, fabric

Santos from Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, devotional figures, santos, saints, carving, handicrafts, wood, collections

Creative Craft in Denmark Today: An Exhibition of Contemporary Work Organized by the Danish Handcraft Guild

Denmark, Danish, Greenland, handicrafts, artisans, decorative arts, textiles, ceramics, jewelry, furniture, wallcoverings, 20th century

Embroidered Samplers in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Publication design: Abigail Sturges
embroidery, samplers, patterns, fabric, thread, needlework, handicrafts, permanent collection, ch:exhibition=35349951

Embroidery Through the Ages

The artistry and craftsmanship of embroidery from the 14th century through the 20th century is on display in this exhibition, with a focus on Western Europe. Works range from liturgical vestments, wallhangings, and linens embroidered by nuns to garments by modern designers such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Christian Dior, and Cristóbal Balenciaga.  Organized by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. 
embroidery, Europe, craftsmanship, handicrafts, needlework, fabrics, wallhangings, fashion, accessories, traveling exhibtions

Basketry: Tradition in New Form

The exhibition of works by 10 contemporary American artists who transform ancient basket-making techniques into new forms. Both traditional and modern materials are used to craft these pieces, including reed, raffia, bamboo, grasses, willow shoots, clay, metal, and plastic cable.
handicrafts, artisans, baskets, 20th century, traveling exhibitions

Hawai'i: The Royal Isles

A view of the arts and crafts native to Hawaiian culture—first as they evolved over five hundred years without outside influence, and then as they developed following the introduction of Western culture. Among the ceremonial objects on view are feather capes worn by Hawaiian kings, hand-carved bowls, images, calabashes, tapa cloths, and shell and ivory ornaments. Organized by Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Honolulu. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and United Airlines. 
Hawaii, handicrafts, traveling exhibitions

Embroidered Samplers

These embroidered samplers, chosen from the Museum's collection of more than one thousand samplers, represent work from the seventeenth through the nineteen century that was made in the United States, Mexico, Western Europe, and China. These works, often handcrafted by young girls, are arranged geographically.
embroidery, samplers, handicrafts, needlework, fabric, thread, patterns, exhibitions, permanent collection, ch:exhibition=35349951

The Golden Eye: An International Tribute to the Artisans of India

The exhibition displays products and crafts resulting from the collaboration between Indian artisans and internationally-recognized designers from the West. The exhibition includes massive carved stone benches by Mario Bellini, tables by Ettore Sottsass, modular toys by Milton Glaser and Ivan Chermayeff, brocades by Charles Moore, and clothing by Mary McFadden. Organized by Indian designer Rajeev Sethi, the Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation of India Ltd., and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum as part of the nationwide Festival of India 1985-1986.
India, crafts, artisans, handicrafts, exhibitions

Quicktake: Doshi Levien for Moroso

This summer, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will present Quicktake: Doshi Levien for Moroso, a special installation in the museum's Great Hall showcasing the designers' new "Charpoy" collection of daybeds and pillows for Moroso.
Doshi Levien, Nipa Doshi, Jonathan Levien, Quicktake, exhibitions, Installations, India, furniture design, textiles, craftsmanship, handicrafts, sewing, artisans