PORTRAITS & TEXTILES.

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Pearl Bailey.

1088382
Archie Savage.

1088474
Thelma Carpenter.

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Billie Holiday.

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Inez Dickerson.

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Ladybird Cleveland.

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Carmen De Levallade.

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Diahann Carroll.

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Eartha Kitt.

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Alvin Ailey

Lush rich portraits & incredible layers of textile by Carl Van Vechten. Color galore!!! via Beinecke Rare Book Library

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11 Responses to “PORTRAITS & TEXTILES.”

  1. David Michael Says:

    This is amazing!

    I want a Nothing Is New Book!!!!

  2. kellyr Says:

    May be coming soon—to a website near you.

  3. BS Says:

    nice one!
    inspiring…
    some of those prints are kray-zee

  4. True Up » Archive » Textile Stew: 07/16/09 Says:

    […] PORTRAITS & TEXTILES. « Nothing is New […]

  5. Bree Says:

    Wow I love these!! So so beautiful.

  6. conniesewer Says:

    g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s

  7. Michele Says:

    These. Are. Beautiful. Love this site!

  8. mollyoh Says:

    totally incredible. i love these!

  9. ola Says:

    hello,

    i have introduced »nothing is new« on my blog. hope that’s ok.
    love your work!

    love,
    ola

  10. justthreethings Says:

    Amazing find! Poor Billie Holiday’s almost crowded out of the frame by the flowers, tho!

  11. kellyr Says:

    Thanks for all this post love! Yeah, these images are totally mesmerizing. Ga-Ga indeed!

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