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Originals And Copies Of Draperies
WHEREVER hangs a drapery, there hangs a tale.
Familiar Weaves, Weavers And Ornament
THE technique of weaving is so varied and complicated a matter that it can only be described with the loom before the demonstrator.
The Weavers
Through all the romance of weaving and design runs the tale of the weavers.
Ornament In Old Textiles
In the search for the origin of textile design or ornament, a delightful element of adventure appears when the line carries back to the Year One.
Copts And Moslems
EVER and ever the art of the East thrusts itself upon our notice in textiles.
Spain, Peru, Cloth of Gold
WERE I a Spaniard with a name denoting Arab blood, my pride would be insufferable because of the cultivation brought to Spain by the Saracen.
Cloth of Gold
Cloth of gold spread its glittering surface over all countries of Europe in the time of the Renaissance, and even prior to that.
Silk And Its Succession
WITHOUT silk as the weaver's thread, the story of textiles would lose its glamour.
Effects of Early Renaissance
LET us look a bit at the textile industry of the early Renaissance in Italy.
Renaissance Textiles
It was probably Italy's lack of brisk trade among small merchants at home that brought us the Renaissance in furniture and decoration.
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