Fashion & Textile Museum, London: A visual feast of contemporary and archived textiles, eye-popping prints and vintage illustration. This image is a detail of a Liberty print tea dress in silk georgette.
Panel of velvet Date: second half century Culture: Italian Medium: Silk and metal-wrapped thread, pile-on-pile cut, voided and brocaded velvet with metal-wrapped thread loops Dimensions: Overall: H. 58 x W. 63 x W. x 66 x cm)
Beautiful and superior quality cotton, in fantastic map design 'Jensen', produced by British Design House Liberty. I like the idea of the blue-toned map, then it would tie in with the decor color I already kind of have going.
Textile Fragment with Unicorn, Deer, Centaur and Lion Date: ca. 1500 Geography: Made in Scandinavia (possibly Sweden) Culture: Scandinavian Medium: Wool intarsia and applique with gilt leather and linen embroidery The Metropolitan Museum of Art