Tag Archives: textiles

Yarn Drawing No. 16 by Sonya Rapoport and Charles Simmonds, 1976.

“Rapoport imposed what she called a “feminist art language code” on salvaged mainframe printouts, stitching them together like pieces of a patchwork quilt with rainbow yarn that she laced through the paper’s pinfeed holes.” >> artinprint

Works from the Paracas Culture in Peru from around 800-100 BC. Looted photos of looted objects.

The 1800s Jacquard looms and its punched cards. Images from around the interwebz.


Sven Markelius, textile design Pythagoras, 1953. NKs Textilkammare, Sweden. Via Jacksons.se. The architect Markelius met Gropius on visiting the bauhaus in 1927 and was highly impressed by the ideas of modernism.