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View Resource Flowers of Silk and Gold: Four Centuries of Ottoman Embroidery

This online exhibition at The Textile Museum (Washington, DC), Flowers of Silk and Gold: Four Centuries of Ottoman Embroidery, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the museum's founding. The exhibit features textiles dating from the late 17th century to the 20th century and "explore[s] how these embroidered textiles reflect the social changes taking place in Ottoman society." The ten featured...

https://museum.gwu.edu/flowers-silk-and-gold-four-centuries-...
View Resource Textile Exchange

From crochet machines to the uses of acrylic yarn, the Textile Exchange website has rather fine comprehensive coverage across the nooks and crannies of the textile industry. Visitors to the homepage will find a search engine and a very thorough products directory which includes topical headings like "Textile Products", "Fibers, Yarns & Threads", and "Textile Chemicals". After looking over a few of...

https://textileexchange.org/about-us/
View Resource New England Rug Society

Appreciation of antique rugs is widespread throughout the United States, and New England is no exception to this phenomenon. The New England Rug Society was formed in 1985 as the New Boston Rug Society, and now it has over 130 members who "share a common love of the traditional creative textile arts." On their website, visitors will find sections such as "Meetings", "Newsletter", "Gallery",...

http://www.ne-rugsociety.org/index.htm
View Resource The Conner Prairie Museum Textile Collection

The Textile Collection at Indiana University Purdue University Indiana (IUPUI) was founded by the Lilly family, of Eli Lilly pharmaceutical fame. The digitized items here offer a great way to learn about an oft-ignored area of the art world. Visitors will find the introduction to the collection to be brief, but informative. It explains the multiple reasons behind the decrease in creation of...

http://ulib.iupuidigital.org/cdm/search/collection/CPQuilts
View Resource Wolfsonian Museum: Collections

What South Florida cultural institution is eclectic and borders on the eccentric? The Wolfsonian answers its own question as it houses everything from Art Deco household objects to rare books. The institution was founded in 1986 to exhibit, document, and preserve the Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection of Decorative and Propaganda Arts. A decade later it became part of Florida International...

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https://www.wolfsonian.org/research/collections/