Monthly Archives: February 2011

Books for Textile Kids-of-All-Ages in the TLC

  Expanding the book collection in the Weston Howland Textile Learning Center (TLC) has been a priority as the slate of activities for this hands-on room is developed. To serve the interests of our wide age-range of visitors, we offer … Continue reading ->

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Early Photography in the Osborne Library

  Early photography consisted of a variety of processes, the most familiar being the daguerreotype, the ambrotype and the tintype. They were products of 19th-century experiments to capture images on paper, glass, or metal. The Osborne Library has been acquiring … Continue reading ->

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Challenges, Change, Gratitude, and More Challenges

  December 2005 was a turning point in my life. Up until the end of 2005 I had spent most of my textile career (more than 30 years) with one great family firm (Forté Cashmere Company). During that time, I … Continue reading ->

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Celebrating American Tapestry Biennial 8

  It’s always exciting whenever we open a new exhibit at the Museum. I’m amazed at the variety of shows that have been offered at ATHM since we reopened in June 2009. We’ve been treated to mesmerizing quilts, quirky aprons, … Continue reading ->

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