Category Archives: museums

Congratulations!

You made it through another school year! Now you can relax for the summer.  Ok, so maybe you have to work, but you still won’t have projects due after your workday, right? New York City is a great place to … Continue reading

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Cinderella, the Sasenach, and Other Fantasies

Who doesn’t love a ball and a wedding?  Especially fantasy ones… http://tinyurl.com/k8cmvkt Cinderella’s ball gown caught my eye on the billboards, and I’m dying to see the movie.  I was also dying to see the gown’s construction.  It’s interesting that … Continue reading

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Old Silk, Old Roads, Old Habits

Last week, I came across an article which highlights some recent textile finds in Milan.   These relics are associated with the early Christian Saint Ambrose, who was elected bishop of the city of Milan in 374 C.E. What makes … Continue reading

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