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What Would Frida Wear?     View
"This website answers the question 'What would [artist] Frida [Kahlo] wear?' by offering a glimpse of some of the Mexican textiles of the Cordry Collection" at the Arizona State Museum. Dress Frida in traditional Mexican garments such a ...

Pieces of a Puzzle: Classical Persian Carpet Fragments     View
Examples of fragments of 16th and 17th century Persian rugs, including "three principal surviving fragments of one spectacular 16th-century Khorasan rug [which] are reunited in this exhibition. ... These pieces also fit together like a puzzle, a ...

Indonesian Textiles     View
"The National Gallery of Australia holds one of the richest public collections of Indonesian textiles in the world. ... [T]he extensive collection of over 1200 works is accessible to scholars, researchers and textile enthusiasts across the globe ...

Designing Britain, 1945-1975: Fabrics Forming Society     View
This site "is structured as an image database comprising sources relating to textile design and dress in Britain from the 1940s to the 1960s." Includes images of knitting and sewing patterns, fabrics, and dresses. Also includes bibliographi ...

Mola Collection     View
Mola means blouse in the Kuna Indian culture of Panama. To collectors, a Mola is a fabric panel, intricately appliqued in primary colors hand-stitched by Kuna women.

Textile Links     View
"Articles and links covering spinning, weaving, quilting, felting, knitting, sewing, dyeing, and the whole world of textiles. Links to supply sources, organizations, museums, events, training, etc." The links are annotated and the site also has a glo ...

Design a Textile     View
Use this interactive site to design your own floral textile. Choose stem and foliage, background color, flower types, and repeat options. Then you can e-mail or print your design. From the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).

Hmong Textiles     View
A collection of over 20 images of textiles from the Hmong people of Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand, and from Hmong-Americans. Includes examples of "flower cloth" ("paj ntaub"), which "is used to decorate traditional Hmong clothi ...

Symmetry and Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets     View
This site explores pattern and deviations from a pattern in Oriental carpets. Includes a discussion and examples of asymmetry and symmetry-breaking and grids and tessellations, a rug gallery, and a description of rug knots (Turkish and Persian). Also ...

Oriental Rug Review     View
This "journal of oriental rugs, other textiles and the pertaining literature ... was published in the U.S.A. for 15 years, from March, 1981 to March, 1996." The website features table of contents and links to a growing number of selected ar ...



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