Archive for the ‘Color’ Category

ALEXANDER GIRARD is not new.

October 5, 2009

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I found a perfect quote for NisN while reading about Girard today.

Nothing is new, but personal interpretation can often be so.
– Alexander Girard, 1956

via SFMOMA


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MACEDONIAN APRONS.

August 25, 2009

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via the lovely Karen BarbĂ©’s blog
Currently showing Ties with Tradition:Macedonian Apron Designs
at Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia.


MOCCASINS.

August 13, 2009

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made from cornhusks.

Dedicated to Kristen Lombardi/Manimal.
via Peabody Museum

PORTRAITS & TEXTILES.

July 16, 2009

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Pearl Bailey.

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Archie Savage.

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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

BELARUSIAN TOWELS.

June 22, 2009

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via Belarus Guide

UNDONE NEEDLEWORK.

May 27, 2009

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via Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

LEWIS SMITH.

April 27, 2009

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Lewis Smith via Fine Little Day

GREY DAYS.

April 24, 2009

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Inside Grey Gardens 1977. via NYTimes Thanks BS

JALMAR.

April 17, 2009

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One drawing a month for 19 years. by Jalmar Staaf discovered via FLD

EVA.

April 10, 2009

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Eva Zeisel.