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Monthly Archives: February 2008

February 28, 2008 The Architecture of Art-Knits

Handknit Corset Tunic "Ornamentation is the principal part of architecture, considered as a subject of fine art."John Ruskin, True and Beautiful – Sculpture There are times when I am fortunate enough to see the elemental design graphics for our art-knit … Continue reading

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Archaeologists Find 5,500-year-old Plaza in Peru

5,500 year old plaza (Reuters) – A ceremonial plaza built 5,500 years ago has been discovered in Peru, and archaeologists involved in the dig said on Monday carbon dating shows it is one of the oldest structures ever found in … Continue reading

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February 22, 2008 The Resurrection of a Chancay Warrior

Chancay Warrior Textile and T-Shirt The Chancay people inhabited the Chancay and Chill√≥n valleys on the central coast of Peru circa AD 1000 – 1476. They are best known for their textiles and fortunately thousands of Chancay textiles survive in … Continue reading

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February 13, 2008 African Mud Cloth

Mud_cloth As you may have already surmised, Annie is an enthusiastic and learned collector of textiles from around the world. Her passion for these windows on culture is contagious and so it is not surprising to find our design team … Continue reading

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February 12, 2008 The Whirling Dervishes of Turkey

The Whirling Dervishes of Turkey are a quiet yet iconic image of Turkish tradition.  However, most do not know that the whirling dance is a spiritual ritual echoing the revolutions made in nature and in human spirituality.  To learn more … Continue reading

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