Tag Archives: Philadelphia University

Save Me-Medieval Textiles Update CD and Show-Tell

Dear Friends, I am sorry that this information has been so long in coming.  With the summer vacations and the end of the University school year things got put on hold for a while.  Again I apologize. I’ve talked with … Continue reading

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15th Century Box Inventory

here is the promised list of items in the 15th Century Box at the Design Center at Philadelphia University.  Photos to follow in a small or cropped format.   Details about the show and tell & image CD will also follow. … Continue reading

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SAVE ME!-15th and 16th Century Textiles in the Philadelphia University Design Center

I’ve been holding my class at the Design Center of Philadelphia University this semester.  This is the fashion and textile schools study collection for their students and scholars.  Recently I found a box of textiles (while looking for something else … Continue reading

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A little math for a textile historians

It’s a difficult thing to get across to students who have been raised in our society that textiles used to be one of the most valuable items in a pre-industrial world.  So how much time dose it take to weave … Continue reading

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Small Collections and Oh, What They Can Do.

One of the best things about working for Universities with a Fashion/Textile Programs, is that there is usually a collection housed at the University for the benefit of students and faculty.  The value of a collection of this type is … Continue reading

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