Tag Archives: Textiles

1920: Robe

James White Calf (attrib): Elkskin Robe (ca. 1920); the robe is a record of the war honors of Mountain Chief, a Blackfeet chief.

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1720: Women Working

Giacomo Ceruti: Women Working on Pillow Lace (c. 1720)

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1938: Fire

Teresita Fern├índez: Fire (2005) Fire and heat provide modes of explanation in the most varied domains, because they have been for us the occasion for unforgettable memories, for simple and decisive personal experiences. Fire is thus a privileged phenomenon which … Continue reading

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1865: An Unlikely Alliance

In the aftermath of the Civil War, an unlikely alliance was formed between the makers of pianos and the manufacturers of sewing machines. Both were products widely used by women at home, both were widely seen as triumphs of American … Continue reading

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2010: Runaway

Aubrey Longley-Cook: Runaway (2010); Longley-Cook’s blog is here.

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