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April 17, 2018

Dr. Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell is an art historian specializing in fashion and textiles. She has worked as a curator, consultant, and educator for museums and universities around the world. She is a frequent contributor to books, scholarly journals, and magazines, as w...

March 14, 2018

We tend to think of Colonial era Americans wearing drab brown homespun; in reality, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and even straight-laced John Adams loved multicolored European fabrics. In 1776, half of all major newspaper advertisements hawked...

February 23, 2018

Robin Joy Riggsbee, an American miniaturist artist, was invited to exhibit at the Musée de la Toile de Jouy, September 4th through 25th, 2017.  Her garments and fabrics, printed  or handpainted on silk and embroidered with 14K gold, precious and semi-precious stones, v...

October 23, 2017

Melinda Watt is a Curator in the department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as Supervising Curator of the Antonio Ratti Textile Center. She was a co-curator of Interwoven Globe: the Worldwide Textile Trade, 1550-1800...

September 25, 2017

The amazing story of Christophe Philippe Oberkampf is a tale of human endeavor, artistic sensitivity, and entrepreneurial success.  In a tumultuous era, when France lurched from monarchy, to revolution, to empire, Oberkampf’s quest for technological perfection, combine...

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