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Square rayon handkerchief printed in red and blue on white showing the lyrics of the Star-Spangled Banner surrounded by stars and fireworks. Printed along border: Blue is for Loyalty, Justice and Truth/ White is for Purity / Red is for Courage and Zeal. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
A Missing Verse
Author: Jeana Klein 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 length of indigo-dyed fabric with scattered designs in white. Scroll down to read the blog about this object.
Auspicious Symbols
Author: Robin Haller 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 sarong with vertical stripes of white ikat-dyed patterning on an indigo ground. Scroll down to read the blog about this object.
Arrow Heads and Crocodile Teeth
Author: Wendy Weiss 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 length of fabric printed with scenes of New York City landmarks, in black on off-white. Scroll down to read the blog about this object.
A Big Apple Souvenir
Author: Leigh Wishner 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 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...