Tag Archives: museums

More is More: cover that surface!

I’m off this week to see an exhibition of medieval embroidery at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. So you can come too, I’ve compiled some images of this sort of embroidery and some of the books we have … Continue reading

Posted in fashion, history, libraries, museums, textiles, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Future, as Imagined in the Past

So today I got an email from the British Museum, which has several really nifty blogs. http://www.britishmuseum.org/blog.aspx?ref=header Not surprising, because they are a museum full of very nifty things.  Someone on staff had found an article, written in 1969, thinking … Continue reading

Posted in museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flowery Encouragement

Here in New York City, spring has been slow to appear.  Bryant Park finally has pansies and daffodils, but it’s still been cold and blustery most of the month.  We thought some embroidered spring flowers would help coax the real … Continue reading

Posted in fashion, museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments