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Detail view: cotton with silk and cotton embroidery, Lai Chan Province, Vietnam, century.

STIL INSPIRATION - House Doctor collage of rugs

I love the minimalistic color choice of black and white and its simple pattern. STIL INSPIRATION - House Doctor collage of rugs

ainu embroidery. Друзья, я начала обдумывать наш будущий совместный проект по изучению вышивки айнов и застопорилась в самом начале: никак не могу решить принципиальный вопрос,…

Embroidered Chijiri (Cotton Robe), Ainu (Hokkaido, Northern Japan), late c.

100+ Beautiful Moroccan Boucherouite Rugs for Your House

100+ Beautiful Moroccan Boucherouite Rugs for Your House

We recently revisited the offerings at Sally Baring's Borderline Fabrics in the UK (maker of some of our all-time favorite prints) and discovered these Indian-inspired fabrics, evocative of the British Raj, to add to our wish lists.

Jaisalmer Print Borderline Fabrics Introduced 2009 Product Type Fabric Name JAISALMER Collection Edition 3 Style Colours Available Damson,Blue/Chinese Yell

Petit Cabinet de Curiosites: Archive

Skirt cloth, silk embroidered with silk thread, Kutch, Gujurat Image found in Rosemary Crill's book "Indian Florals" (the V & A's Pattern series). via style court

Univers Mininga

Tunisian Berber people, from the border of Tunisia & Libya, 'mahmoudi' or woman's wool mantle, with cotton supplementary patterns, tie-dyed at ends. The piece is dyed after weaving; the cotton resists the indigo.

Africa | Shawl ~ bakhung ~ from the Berber people living in Douz, Kebili governorate, Tunisia | ca. Mid 20th century | Wool and cotton

From the Berber people living in Douz, Kebili governorate, Tunisia - Mid century

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Lee Jofa Fabric Indian Zag Indigo - Linen Cotton Modal United Kingdom Medium H" 27 inches, V: 27 inches 54 inches - My Fabric Connection - Lee Jofa

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for laser Sashiko Kimono. Period: Meiji period Date: century. Medium: Indigo-dyed plain-weave cotton, quilted and embroidered with white cotton thread. Dimensions: Overall: 55 x 45 in.

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More samples, this time of red and white embroidery. I have a long interest in red and white quilts and what they say about the women who made them.

Indigo strip woven and resist dyed cotton cloth. known as Ndop Cloth, Baminiki People, Grassland of Cameroon, Mid 20th century  http://stylecourt.blogspot.ca/2013/03/connecting-threads.html

Indigo strip woven and resist dyed cotton cloth. known as Ndop Cloth Baminiki People, Grassland of Cameroon, Mid century Textiles

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