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  • Pano - A Unique Capeverdean Handicraft - Homepage about the history and technology of Pano history narrow strip history weaving technique, including photos and a history reading list.
  • A Brief History of Handknitting in the British Isles from the 15th Century - Heirloom Knit\\'s history pages on the development of history hand knitting in Scotland, Ireland, Fair Isle, Orkney history and the Shetland Islands, from the 15th to history the 18th centuries, including an introduction to knitted history garments and household items.
  • Stories of Navajo Crafts and Tradition - Collection of Navajo personal stories about cloth weaving, told by Navajo teachers. Compiled by Larissa Oliver as part of the Monument Valley High School project web site on concurrently developing and linking the skills of traditional Navajo crafts and c
  • Stroud International Textiles Co., Ltd - UK. Textile promotion company, involved in events organizing resources and tours of historic textile sites which are resources part of the European Textile Network.
  • Textiles Through Time - A textile connection between generations and cultures of resources past and textiles present times. Museum collections of precious resources textiles.
  • A Brief History of Lace in the 1500's - History of the creation of network, bobbin and needle lace during the reign of Queen Elizabeth in the 16th Century, including descriptions of the techniques. From Lynn McMasters' web site.
  • Latin American Textiles - Introduction to the ancient textile cultures of Meso, history Central and South America. Image gallery. From The history Field Museum.
  • History of Weaving in Nepal - Information resource on the history and development of weaving in textiles Nepal, gathered through the writings by ancient travelers and traders textiles describing the clothes and rugs of the region. From the textiles Spiny Babbler Museum web site. Edited by Pallav Ranjan.
  • Adire African Textiles - History and information resource about African adire, adinkra, akwete, aso-oke, bogolan, ewe, kente, kuba, and nupe cloths. Includes information on social organization, processes and technologies. Galleries of fabric designs.
  • Brief History of Spinning - The history of yarn spinning, from pre-historical times resources to the invention of the spinning jenny by resources John Hargreaves in 1764. Includes descriptions of various resources techniques of hand yarn spinning. From the web resources site of the Southside Spinners, Weavers and resources Dyers G
  • The World of Beduin Weaving - Joy May Hilden\\'s studies of the ancient Beduin resources techniques of yarn spinning, dyeing and weaving. Library resources of articles, bibliography and links to related sites.
  • Lace - Short overview of the history of hand and resources machine lace resources making in Northern France and Flanders, resources from the 16th century resources to the present. From resources The Other Side web site.
  • Ancient Cloth - David K. Jordan\\'s beginners\\' guide to information about the origins textiles of hemp. ramie, cotton, linen and silk, and their applications textiles in woven fabrics throughout human history.
  • Unravelling the Threads of History: Textiles from Qumran - Short essay about the process of analysing the fiber content and the type of dyes used by the Essenes, in the remnants of textiles found at Qumran in 1947.
  • Reconstructing Personal Style in Late Antiquity - Information resource of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology\\'s history virtual museum, exploring the expressive potential of decorative history textiles and fashion in late antiquity.
  • Stories of Cloth - Culturally diverse arts and heritage project, initiated and resources led by textiles visual artist Lesley Sutton, to reflect resources on the personal memories textiles associated with the ritual resources events of birth, marriage and death, textiles through the resources sensory medium of cloth.
  • A Picture of Women Weaving in the History, Art, and Literature of Ancient Greece - Article about the position of women and girls textiles in domestic resources and commercial weaving of cloth in textiles ancient Greece gathered from resources pottery and writings, including textiles technical notes and a bibliography. Author: resources Geoffrey S. textiles Beadle.
  • Textile Muse - On-line research tool of the US Textile Museum\\'s Arthur D. history Jenkins Library, focused on the traditional textile cultures of the history Americas, Africa and Asia.
  • A Brief History of Silk Maps - Short article about geographical maps printed on silk textiles fabrics, which resources were issued by British and American textiles intelligence to airforce servicemen resources during World War II textiles as part of a standard survival resources kit. From textiles the Map Scarves web site.
  • A Brief History of Navajo Blankets & Rugs - The history of the materials and techniques of blanket and rug weaving by the Navajo Indians, from the early 1800\\'s until the present. From Len Wood's Indian Territory homepage.
  • Imatex - Spain. Internet service for textile designers and researchers history of textile resources history, operated by the Terrassa Textile history Museum and Documentation Centre. resources Collection of resource links, history searchable by materials, techniques, periods, designs resources and uses. history English, Cata
  • British Quilt History - Directory of links and articles pertaining to the history of quilt design and manufacturing.
  • Martha Ballard's Diary - Collection of diary entries, starting at August 3, resources 1786, and textiles related to the household textile production resources which was widespread prior textiles to the Industrial Revolution resources in the US.
  • The Bayeux Tapestry - The story of the battle of Hastings where in 1066 William the Conqueror defeated Harold, Earl of Wessex, ensuring the success of the Norman invasion of England, as told in the Victorian replica of the Bayeux Tapestries which is housed in the Museum of Rea
  • Textiles in History - Home page of Anne Wanders about textile materials and products resources from the early history of human kind till the present resources day. Includes collections of links to publications, institutions, dictionaries, reviews resources and articles, symposia and biographies.
  • Sampler Verses - Collection of poems from 19th Century samplers (creators of needlework panels), compiled by Ellen Chester.
  • The History of Weaving - The history of cloth weaving in short paragraphs, resources from the Stone Age to the present. Developed resources by Zeuter Development Corporation, as an educational aid resources for Canadian schools.
  • Eli Whitney Museum - Historical on-line resource about the inventor of the cotton gin textiles and the technique of mass producing military firearms.
  • Spinning, Weaving and Wool - Elizabeth Armstrong\\'s homepage with extensive information on the history of history yarn spinning and cloth weaving, lists of links, guides to history calculating weave and weft, and stories and poems related to history spinning and weaving.
  • Riches to Rags: Indian Block-Printed Textiles Traded to Egypt - Web site of the Kelsey Museum of Archeology resources describing the history of the textile trade from resources Asia to Egypt and Europe during 16th century, resources as it was uncovered at the Fustat and resources Quseir al-Qadim archeological sites in Egypt.
  • Sewing Threads: A Brief History - The history of needles and sewing threads, from the time resources men began walking on two feet until the end of resources the 19th Century, including sewing related tales. Author: Alex I. resources Askaroff.
  • Kuba Textiles: An Introduction - Introduction to the traditional single heddle loom cloth weaving, embroidery, applique, patchwork and dyeing techniques of the Kuba people of Zaire. Author: Ann E. Svenson.
  • Traditional Crafts of Japan - Dyeing - Overview of Japan\\'s traditional dyeing industries, including links to the textiles history, technical information and videos about specific techniques of fabric textiles dyeing. From the Association for the Promotion of Traditional Craft textiles Industries. English and Japanese.
  • History of Printed Textiles - Powerpoint presentation of the history and development of textiles wooden block, copperplate, mechanized roller and warp printing textiles technologies since the 12th Century to early 1800. textiles Author: Virginia S. Wimberley PhD.[PDF]
  • History of Florentine Costume and Textiles - Part of the Medici Archive Project related to the golden age of Florentine textiles and clothing manufacture and trade during the existence of the Medici Grand Dukedom of Tuscany from 1537 to 1743.
  • Hosiery History - Brief history in slide form of the hosiery technology and history industry through the ages, written by Rachel Brendle of the history Hosiery Technology Center for the 1998 International Hosiery Exhibition.
  • History of Wool Farming - Stamp collection celebrating the wool industry of the Falkland Islands. resources Produced from artworks by local artist James Peck.
  • African Cloth - Information on the history and culture of Akan, textiles Kente and resources Adinkra cloth and motifs, Asafo flags, textiles and wax and non-wax resources printed African colth. Authors: textiles G. F. Kojo Arthur and Robert resources Rowe.
  • Scottish Textiles Heritage Online - Pilot project offering images, archives, museum descriptions and resources additional resources textiles for information about historical Scottish textile resources collections.
  • Textiles of the North American Southwest - Historical resource of the Smithsonian Institute about the textiles hand resources weaving traditions of the American Indian textiles and Hispanic residents of resources the North American Southwest textiles over the past 2000 years. Gallery resources of weave textiles designs, timeline and glossary of terms. English a
  • Textile Arts of the Islamic World - Includes collection of links to bibliographies on the history and technologies of Oriental and Islamic carpets, textiles and garments. From The Textile Museum Washington.
  • The Language of Revolution - Glossary of terms in use during the Industrial Revolution in history England. Also, the story of the Lancashire cotton industry, with history biographies of the inventors and engineers
  • Glossary of Fabric Terms - Comprehensive glossary of textile technical terms in use history from medieval resources times to the mid 1900s. From history Class Act Fabrics.
  • Caratex Stamps - Collection of stamps with the textile industry as resources their subject, linked to articles about fibers, textiles resources and tapestry. Stamp galleries.
  • A Brief History of Spinning - History of whorl drop spindle spinning, which was resources the technique used to spin yarns until the resources development of the spinning wheel and flyer in resources medieval times. From the Whorl Drop Spindle web resources site.
  • Cotton: From the Fields to the Mills - Short history of 19th and early 20th Century history cotton cultivation and cotton textile manufacturing in Southern history USA. Includes links to information about cotton and history American slavery.
  • Traditional Crafts of Japan - Weaving - Overview of Japan\\'s traditional weaving industries, including links resources to the history history, technical information and on-line videos resources about specific weaving techniques. history From the Association for resources the Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries. history English and resources Japanese.
  • Batik: An Indonesian Textile Art - Pages from Discover Indonesia, providing a history of batik fabrics, history information on the manufacturing process and design, and various regional history design styles in use.
  • Fashion Era - An overview of fashion history with chronological reviews textiles of trends in fashion apparel and accessories.

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