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Image features a square weaving with a grid of stepped motifs in soft shades of browns, tans, pinks, and blues. Scroll down to read the blog about this object.
James Bassler, Thread by Thread
Author: Elena Phipps In celebration of the second 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...
Image features a sheer ivory scarf embroidered with a flowering tree in a bowl at each end. Scroll down to read the blog about this object.
From Spiny Leaf to Gossamer Beauty
Author: Mary Lou Murillo In celebration of the second 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...
Image features a length of woven fabric with a pale green ground and vertical stripes of silver looped pile. Scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
Shine Bright, Like a Liebes
Author: Erica Warren In celebration of the second 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...
The image features a silk ikat hanging with elephants, lions, and architectural elements.
Hol Pidan: An Otherworldly Cambodian Experience
Author: Magali Berthon In celebration of the second 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...
Spindle with a slender wooden shaft tapered to ends; both ends broken. Black ceramic disk whorl in center with geometric design incised and painted in red and white. Traces of black, white and red painted rings on center of shaft.
Stick and Stone
Author: Gabe Duggan In celebration of the second 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...
Central cartouche with Mount Vesuvius and Pompei surrounded by rural scenes and trophies. This embroidery was from the pattern book of Johann Friedrich Netto, Zeichen-Mahler und Stickerbuch, Zweiter Theil, Leipzig 1798.
Vesuvius in Silk
Author: Lisa VanDenBerghe In celebration of the second 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...
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 second 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 second 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 second 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...