Tag Archives: Design Center

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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Unrepentant Sinner Am I: Who gets to call themselves a historian?

I was going to post today about journals and symposiums that fiber/textile/fashion enthusiasts, professional and personal, might be interested in.  I was also going to write about why a non-professional might want to participate or submit an article.  However I … 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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