textile printing

Dude Never Would Be Missed


While researching one of our printer-dyer record books for the Cooper-Hewitt exhibition Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product, I discovered a curious fabric swatch on page 105.
record book, textile printing, swatches, fabric, American, opera, 19th century

Design by the Yard: Textile Printing from 800 to 1956


textiles, textile design, textile printing, fabrics, apparel, fashion

Kata-gami: Japanese Stencils in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


Publication design: Lazin & Katalan
stencils, kata-gami, patterns, textile printing, paper

Printed Textiles 1760-1860 in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


Publication design: Mentkya/Schlott
textiles, textile design, textile printing, fabric, 18th century, 19th century, permanent collection, ch:exhibition=35349321

Kata-Gami


Nineteenth-century Japanese stencils (kata-gami) used for dyeing textiles provide invaluable insights into the geometric forms, costumes, and figures used at that time—although the original fabrics are gone, the stencils remain! This exhibition also features stencil-dyed fabrics and photographs to help illustrate this textile printing process.
stencils, kata-gami, patterns, textile printing, paper, exhibitions

Color by the Yard: Printed Fabrics from 1760 - 1860


This exhibition explores the development of printed cotton textiles and weaving technology. Two hundred objects are on display, including textiles and original wood blocks, printers's sample books, and costumes made of printed fabrics.  
ch:exhibition=35349321, textile printing, 18th century, 19th century, weaving

Color Light Surface: Contemporary Fabrics


An exhibition devoted to the fabrics of the 1980s. Metallics, pleating, and puckering feature among the 150 textiles on view.
textiles, textile design, textile printing, fabrics, wallcoverings, floor coverings, 1980s, exhibitions

Recent Acquisitions: Textile Selection


Featured objects include Monuments of Indiana designed by American Paul Riba, and contemporary screen-printed fabrics by the Swiss firm Création Baumann.
recent acquisitions, textiles, textile design, textile printing, permanent collection, exhibitions

Design and Fabric Technology: Pushing the Limits


This exhibition spotlights designs that resulted from major international collaborations between textile designers and fabric producers—collaborations that combine art and technology to push beyond the limitations normally imposed by the commercial market. Objects include screen-printed textiles created by the Netherlands-based designer, Ulf Moritz, who joined Dutch producer De Ploeg and the German firm Taurus, as well as whimsical Jacquard woven fabrics produced by American textile artists Patricia Kinsella and Sheila O’Hara, who were sponsored by the German company&n
textiles, textile design, textile printing, knitting, technology, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350051