Tablet weaving is one of the oldest significant textile traditions. Its
practice spans centuries, continents and cultures. Tablet woven bands explore
the intersection of cultural memory, ritual practice, and technical skill
passed from generation to generation.
In 2017, Sarah B. Sherrill...
Women's fashion during the years 1912-1936 developed
along with advances in gender equality and women's participation in
competitive sports. During this time, changes in the design of women's
swimwear allowed female athletes to assert their emerging independence and
enhance their aquatic...
This poster explores an Islamic Talismanic shirt in the collection of the GWU
Museum/Textile Museum, including historical context, technical analysis, and
potential treatment options. The shirt is inscribed with sacred text, and is
part of a long Islamic tradition of God's-word-as-shield. The...