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Hand-plied, handwoven Elm (Ulmus Lacanita) Bast assembled with Hemp thread, Cotton appliqued and couch embroidered with cotton thread, Hokkaido, mid century (detail)

batik - A wax-resist dyeing technique that is often used to make highly patterned cloth

batik patterns - A wax-resist dyeing technique that is often used to make highly patterned cloth

India cloth from the 18th century

The design has portions of large, conventional floral forms painted a dark, neutral blue with lines reserved in white.

Suzani is a tribal textile with roots from Persia and central Asian countries. It gets its name from the Persian word for needle.

Suzani is a tribal textile with roots from Persia and central Asian countries. It gets its name from the Persian word for needle ✨🌸 🌹 ᘡℓvᘠ❤ﻸ

India Flint  -- weaving with shredded cloth, single-spun wool and plied silk threads

India Flint -- weaving with shredded cloth, single-spun wool and plied silk threads

Adire cloth. Yoruba women of south western Nigeria. Resources for teaching about this art form are available at www.adireafricant...

Adire cloth comes from West African Folk Dress. It is patterned using resist-dye techniques so it is hand painted starch resist and stenciled starch resist. The people of West Africa favored the color blue due to the skillful use of indigo.

Textile Sample Book c1771 British Accession Number: 156.4 T31 This sample book was an innovative marketing tool that traveled from Liverpool to New York City on the brigantine Havannah. Its five hundred swatches, made by the Manchester mfg firm of Benjamin & John Bower, represent the type of inexpensive cloth worn by sailors, artisans & enslaved persons. Such textiles, especially the colorful checked & striped examples, were a valuable currency exchanged for enslaved Africans.  7 of 49 pgs.

1771 British Sample Bound pages: 8 x 4 in.- of Captain Nicholson on the brigantine Havannah. made by the Manchester manufacturing firm of Benjamin and John Bower, represent the type of inexpensive cloth mixtures of linen and cotton- MET

The History of Cotton – Trade, Politics and Industry

Textile Sample Book Date: 1771 Culture: British Medium: Paper, cloth binding, with attached samples of fustian Dimensions: 9 x 5 x 2 inches x x cm Bound pages: 8 x 4 in. Classification: Textiles-Sample Books Credit Line: Rogers Fund, Accession Number:

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