Archive for the ‘women’ Category

JOGGING with MADONNA.

October 8, 2009

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Madonna jogging in the late 80s early 90s.
via LIFE

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CONSTANCE WEST ALBUM.

August 26, 2009

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via George Eastman HouseConstance Sackville West album 1867.
Though there is debate that it could be Constance’s sisters Amy’s album. It’s beautiful either way.

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.


PACIFIC PLANTS.

August 15, 2009

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Woven plant fibers c.1920-30s. Made in Cook Islands.
via Museum of New Zealand

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

STOLZL WALLS.

July 1, 2009

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The wall hangings of Bauhaus textile artist Gunta Stolzl.
A new book on Gunta Stolz from MoMA has just hit the shelves.
Thanks for the tip Carolyn!

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.

GREY DAYS.

April 24, 2009

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Inside Grey Gardens 1977. via NYTimes Thanks BS

EVA.

April 10, 2009

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Eva Zeisel.