Off-white cotton sheer ground with embroidered design of a stylized floral spray with two large blossoms and numerous small ones curving to the left. The vines are executed in gold foil strips, the small flowers in gilt sequins, and the leaves in beetle elytra.
Nature’s Sequins
Author: Jennifer Angus In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination...
Border design of floral motifs, in style of Hispano-Arabic tile, printed in blues, yellow and orange.
French Silks from Pennsylvania
Author: Madelyn Shaw In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination...
Hand-woven red wild silk robe with vertical stripes of supplementary warp patterning of small geometric motifs in golden yellow, banded by narrow stripes of blue, yellow, and green. Neck bands made of two Chinese brocaded silks, one blue with flowers and the other gold with dragons. Lined with heavy off-white twill. Black tie at side. The robe is gored to produce fullness, with a standing collar and asymmetrical closure. The set-in sleeves are very wide at the shoulder and taper sharply to the wrist, which is worn turned back. The robe is worn looped up at waist and gathered tightly at back, which produces a pouch-like area, at front.
A Bhutanese Design
Author: Susan Bean In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination...
Baby carrier of deep indigo-dyed cotton, embroidered with three rectangles of complex lozenge patterns in white, with borders of pink, white, and blue embroidery. In the lower left and right corners, starburst designs embroidered in white.
The Ties That Bind
Author: Joanne Schmidt In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination...
Flying or floating masked human figure holding a wand or a fan and a trophy head. Embroidered in strong colors.
Bending Over Backward
Authors: Elizabeth Irene Pope and Isaac Facio In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for...
In center, two women holding a shield or crest, surrounded by various figures. Top center, the sun; to the left, a fruit tree and a woman holding a snake; to the right, a flowering vine and a woman holding a flower. Bottom center an old man leaning on a staff; to left a man and woman; to right a woman and two children under an arbor.
Sculptural Stitching
Author: Katherine Diuguid In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination...
Rectangular sheet composed of multiple layers of mulberry paper. A design of clumps of juniper branches and leaves with scattered berries of varying sizes is created by cutting away most of the ground leaving the positive of the design. The interstices of the design are supported by strands of human hair.
Between Plants and People
Author: Hillary Waters Fayle In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for the exchange and...
Six strips of bright red cotton stamp-printed in dark brown/black in a variety of geometric symbols. The strips are joined by embroidery patterned in bands of black, blue, green, and yellow.
Adinkra: Message and Medium
Author: Precious Lovell In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination...
Strip of printed dress silk with an abstracted design of people walking under large umbrellas in the slanting rain, with rainbows. Umbrellas are lavender, orange, and brown; rainbows are red, blue, and yellow on an off-white ground.
As Seen from Above
Author: Amelia Peck In celebration of the third annual New York Textile Month, members of the Textile Society of America will author Object of the Day for the month of September. A non-profit professional organization of scholars, educators, and artists in the field of textiles, TSA provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination...