Author: Tyrel Holston

Curtain panel woven in off-white silk with gold metallic wefts which form open vertical stripes. With brocaded squares of yellow, pink, orange and purple densely applied at the top and more sparsely in the lower two-thirds.
Weaving the Old With the New
Weaver, refugee, designer, poet, teacher, entrepreneur, immigrant, innovator:  Trude Guermonprez.  Along with contemporaries Anni Albers, Dorothy Liebes and Marianne Strengell, Guermonprez was in the vanguard of the American modernist weaving movement, producing both functional and decorative textiles, and experimenting with industrial synthetic fibers. Co-founder of the Pond Farm Workshops, Guermonprez is most remembered for her...