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November 8, 2011 Kuba Textiles: A Cloth in the Fabric of Life

Kuba Cloth The Kuba people of Africa have a vital textile tradition pulsing through their deeply rooted history, their rituals, their culture and their art.  Known as People of the lightning, People of the king and People of the cloth, … Continue reading

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April 21, 2011 For the Love of Green

Friday, April 22nd marks the 41st anniversary of the greenest day of the year, Earth Day.  Created to inspire appreciation and awareness of the earth’s natural environment, it is now observed in more than 175 countries. Earth Day was founded by US Senator Gaylord … Continue reading

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March 10, 2010 Explore Santa Fe’s Spectacular Textile Treasures

The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. is arranging a wonderful educational travel program, Santa Fe: Historic and Contemporary Treasures of the Southwest and Beyond. From May 19 – 23, join Maryclaire Ramsey, CEO of The Textile Museum, for an exclusive … Continue reading

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November 23, 2009 India’s Inspiring Mystique

From the famous Patola weaving of Patan to the intricate art of wood block printing, India’s mystical textile legacy has long been a touchstone of inspiration for our global designs. As I was amorously ogling the upcoming spring collection, gorgeous … Continue reading

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