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Vintage Couture and Accessories: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, April 20, 2010

A French Floral Silk Brocade Gown, circa 1760. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Indian and Islamic Textiles, Christie's, April 15, 2010, London

Tuesday, 23 March 2010 . Hampel, Munich, Germany.
Many beautiful tablecloths and napkins from noble descent.

17th centuru linen damask napkins

A hand-woven damask napkins dated 1718 with a monogram BS and coat of arms

Estimated $ 2300- unsold


17th century damask tablecloth

Hand-woven damask tablecloth, circa 1750, sold $4250





V&A Quilts

Quilts: 1700 - 2010

A Major Exhibition at the V&A Museum, London

20 March - 4 July 2010

he Style of the Tsar exhibition, opening in September 2009 at Prato Textile Museum, From March 6 a contemporary wing that has been renovated with an exhibition dedicated to textile finishing

Museo del Tessuto

18 Via Santa Chiara 24
59100 Prato (PO) Italy
Phone: +39 0574 611503


Designing Women of Postwar Britain October 16 – December 17, 2010

Kresge Art Museum , at Michigan University

Jean Muir: A Fashion Icon

"The world's greatest dressmaker", Jean Muir designed clothes that she hoped every woman would wish to wear

Minimalism design, Normal studio

Normal Studio, Minimalist Design

Les Arts Decoratifs, Paris Apri 8, 2010 - August 15,2010


American Beauty: Aesthetics and Innovation in Fashion
Special Exhibitions Gallery
November 6, 2009 - April 10, 2010

Eco-Fashion: Going Green
Mai 25, 2010 - November 26, 2010

Musée des Tissus et Arts decoratif Lyon France


Bounty of the crown of Aragon, Spain
(14e–17e siècle)

March 26, 2010 - August 29, 2010

Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Mary Baskett Collection
October 17, 2009 – April 11, 2010

Dreams of Paisley with Christian Lacroix

The shawl cashmere printed, a jewel from Alsace, France.

November 13, 2009 October 16, 2010

Don't miss it

Working with Nature: Twentieth-Century Textile Art

Antique Quilts from the collection of Carole and Howard Tanenbaum

Lace in Translation at the Design Center Philadelphia University

The Design Center at Philadelphia University opens Lace in Translation, a new exhibition of contemporary work inspired by historic lace, on Thursday, September 24.

Vision Textile Museum st gallen switzerland

VISION: The new textile creation of the Swiss textile industry

Textile Museum St. Gallen, Switzerland

End April 11, 2010

In the Skin of The Gloce, Musée des Tissus, Lyon, France

A very interesting show about gloves, their history, their role and meaning.

16 October 2009 - 208 March 2010

Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs, Lyon, France

International quilt study center and museum exhibitions

“South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, & Bangladesh” 5/15/10 – 11/7/10

“Marseille” (Antique French Quilts from the Berenson Collection) 11/13/10 – 5/8/11


Sanderson produced the first coordinated collection of mass-produced wallpapers and fabrics in Britain

19 March 2010 - 13 June 2010

Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain

Three women textile designers: Lucienne Day (1917- 2010), Jacqueline Groag (1903-1985) and Marian Mahler (1911-1983).

The Textile Museumn Washington DC

May 15, 2010 - September 12, 2010

Sixties ! The colours of liberation

Musée du Costume et de la Dentelle
Bruxelles, Belgium

February 12, 2010 December 31, 2010

Fashioning Fasion: European Dress in Detail, LACMA Los Angeles

Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915

LACMA, Los Angeles

September 26, 2010–April 3, 2011