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Woven Color In China/ The Five Colors In Chinese Culture And Polychrome Woven Textiles, Zhao Feng 2010 Donghua University

Woven Color In China/ The Five Colors In Chinese Culture And Polychrome Woven Textiles, Zhao Feng

Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings

There existed the yin-yang theory and the five color system, including red, blue, yellow, black and white, in ancient Chinese culture. Each color refers to one of the five directions, east, west, north, south and middle, also one of the five planets, Venus, Jupiter, Mercury, Mars and Saturn, as well as one of the five materials, metal, wood, water, fire and earth. This idea was also widely used in the Chinese polychrome woven textiles from the Han dynasty (2c. BC-2c. AD), to the Ming dynasty (14-17c). Based on the analysis of all available samples of polychrome woven silks with cloud ...


Figured Velvets From Simple Looms: Velvet Pick-Up And Related Techniques For Handweavers, Wendy Landry 2010 Concordia University

Figured Velvets From Simple Looms: Velvet Pick-Up And Related Techniques For Handweavers, Wendy Landry

Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings

Much historical velvet was designed to be figural, often in elaborate curvilinear floral motifs, and multiple colours. These complex patterns could be efficiently designed for and executed on the available drawlooms and their successors, the jacquard looms. Faced with such complexity, and the unavailability of jacquard looms and drawlooms, few handweavers have attempted to add velvet technique to their repertoire. However, the basic principles and weave structures of velvet are relatively simple and can be executed on simpler handlooms. Pick-up techniques and simple loom modifications make figured velvet accessible for weavers without access to complex jacquard velvet looms, allowing them ...


Cloth Settlers: Fine Art Dolls Populating The Textile Art Landscape, Shelley Thornton 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Cloth Settlers: Fine Art Dolls Populating The Textile Art Landscape, Shelley Thornton

Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings

This presentation will offer a view of the work of a group of renowned world-class artists who have chosen dollmaking as their mode of expression and textiles as their medium. Art-quality images will portray work by contemporary artists creating cutting-edge textile dolls today as well as some earlier artists active as far back as the nineteen forties who, working in a more traditional vein, helped set high standards for doll artistry and built the foundation for the current state of the art form. Dolls of this caliber have found their way into the collections of the Smithsonian Institution and the ...


View From The Shoulders Of Thar Masters: New Space For Ply-Split Braiding, David W. Fraser 2010 The Textile Museum

View From The Shoulders Of Thar Masters: New Space For Ply-Split Braiding, David W. Fraser

Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings

Men of the Thar Desert in the Indian states of Rajasthan and Gujarat and the Pakistan state of Sindh have been the traditional masters of ply-split braiding. They have focused on trappings for camels, including elaborately decorated girths, bridles and other accoutrement, made of goat hair or cotton. Particularly since the 1998 publication of Collingwood’s The Techniques of Ply-split Braiding, fiber artists have explored other possibilities for using ply-split braiding to create vessels and other three-dimensional structures. Most of those innovations have been done in what Collingwood calls single-course oblique twining (SCOT), which allows great freedom in color patterning ...


Anna Von Mertens: Azmt & Aura, Concurrent Exhibitions, The Project Room 2010 Textile Society of America

Anna Von Mertens: Azmt & Aura, Concurrent Exhibitions, The Project Room

Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings

Project Room & Dushan Creative
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Anna Von Mertens: AZMT & Aura
Oct. 1st, First Friday: 7 to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 2nd: noon to 4:00
Special open hours: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8th and 9th: noon to 4


Anna Von Mertens pays tribute to a pioneer quilter, Anna Zerissa Morse Thurston, who traveled from Maine to California in the 1880s, almost certainly going through Nebraska on the Oregon Trail. Using computer technology to chart the star pattern at dawn on the day the woman was born in Maine and ...


Binary Fiction: Digital Weaving 2010, Concurrent Exhibitions, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery 2010 Textile Society of America

Binary Fiction: Digital Weaving 2010, Concurrent Exhibitions, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings

Eisentrager-Howard Gallery
www.unl.edu/art/facilities_eisentrager-howard.shtml
Richards Hall, 1st floor
Stadium Dr. & T St.
(402) 472-5025


Binary Fiction: Digital Weaving 2010
October 4 - 29, 2010


The artists in this exhibition, Laurie Addis, Catharine Ellis, Gail Kenning, Chia-Hui Lu, Christy Matson, Vita Plume, Michael Radyk, Ismini Samanidou, Ruth Scheuing, Pauline Verbeek-Cowart and Bhakti Ziek, use weaving combined with the generative capabilities of the computer to create planar
objects imbued with beauty and meaning. Drawing on various sources of inspiration mediated by digital technology, they transform virtual designs into material form using the matrix of threads on the loom. The ...


Textiles And Tradition In The Marketplace, Philis Alvic 2010 philis@philisalvic.info

Textiles And Tradition In The Marketplace, Philis Alvic

Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings

Textiles and traditional textile techniques have been part of economic crafts development in many countries for a long time. Many of the schemes for helping the poorest of the world’s poor involve using or adapting textiles and creating products to appeal to the tourist and export markets. Individual styles become marketing tools because they are unique to a particular culture. In coming up with items that will sell, rarely does the product honor the culture that it came from.

While any TSA member would realize the value of traditional textiles, most customers prefer that the fabric be used to ...


Catullus 70, James Taber 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Catullus 70, James Taber

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Una Etapa De Alcoholismo / Alcoholism, Nadia Bercovich 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Una Etapa De Alcoholismo / Alcoholism, Nadia Bercovich

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Rara, Kathuska Jose 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rara, Kathuska Jose

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Penguins, Heather Maes 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Penguins, Heather Maes

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Pug, Heather Macs 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Pug, Heather Macs

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New Orleans, Richard Garey 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

New Orleans, Richard Garey

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Traume Eines Sankorns / Dreams Of A Grain Of Sand, Stefan Leber 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Traume Eines Sankorns / Dreams Of A Grain Of Sand, Stefan Leber

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Dent De Lion / Dandelion, Pierre Magdelaine 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dent De Lion / Dandelion, Pierre Magdelaine

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Coup De Fil, Masha Babyonyshev 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Coup De Fil, Masha Babyonyshev

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Amor N'Asturianu / Love In Asturian, Maria Carcelen 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amor N'Asturianu / Love In Asturian, Maria Carcelen

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Smoking Monster, Heather Maes 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Smoking Monster, Heather Maes

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Small Burdened Lives, Emily Zona 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Small Burdened Lives, Emily Zona

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Inspirado En Cortazar / Inspired By Cortazar, Nadia Bercovich 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Inspirado En Cortazar / Inspired By Cortazar, Nadia Bercovich

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