Posts Tagged: fabrics

Here They Come by G.R. Ashton

The brother of painter Julian Ashton, George Rossi Ashton, came to live in Australia for 14 years or so and captured beautifully the characters of the time.

Here They Come by G.R. Ashton

The brother of painter Julian Ashton, George Rossi Ashton, came to live in Australia for 14 years or so and captured beautifully the characters of the time.

Gayety at Flemingtoniana

Australian Town and Country Journal sent journalist Sleipner to report on the 1882 Cup Day.

Gayety at Flemingtoniana

Australian Town and Country Journal sent journalist Sleipner to report on the 1882 Cup Day.

Textile Utopia

William Morris was a brilliant pattern maker.

Textile Utopia

William Morris was a brilliant pattern maker.

Vionnet Fabric Sculptures

Madeleine Vionnet revolutionized (a strong word I know) garment making by introducing the bias cut.

Vionnet Fabric Sculptures

Madeleine Vionnet revolutionized (a strong word I know) garment making by introducing the bias cut.

Dior’s Gardens

Another bit of history from Dior.

Dior’s Gardens

Another bit of history from Dior.

Dior’s Fussy Lace

Christian Dior started off life running a small Daddy financed art gallery.

Dior’s Fussy Lace

Christian Dior started off life running a small Daddy financed art gallery.

Hermès’ Homage to Albers

When Hermès made its first silk square in 1937 Josef Albers hadn’t yet painted a square.

Hermès’ Homage to Albers

When Hermès made its first silk square in 1937 Josef Albers hadn’t yet painted a square.