Tag Archives: textiles

Magazine of the Week

Welcome back to another Magazine of the Week, brought to you by the friendly people at the PERS desk in the Gladys Marcus Library!  We know it’s a mouthful, but it really just means we love magazines. The title Interiors … 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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Of flags and clothing

The American celebration of Independence Day includes some colorful traditions, like fireworks and often firecrackers and sparklers, picnics and cookouts, and a lot of showing the good old red, white, and blue. Given our recent focus on the DIY, I … Continue reading

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