Tag Archives: silk

Magazine of the Week

Hi, everyone! Welcome to our special holiday edition of MoW! Today we have movie star glamour to celebrate the holidays. As I’ve mentioned before in the MoW, we subscribe to many different editions of Vogue magazine. This week I’m going … Continue reading

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Technology threads: a tale of textile history

In this brave new world, designers and techies are trying to apply new technologies to improve a very old one: clothing. The history of clothing, fashion, culture, and technology are deeply embedded in the history of textiles. I started to … 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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