Monday, April 16, 2012

Textiles & Politics: September in Washington, D.C.

If you're interested in the comings and goings of textile history, you'll find the 13th biennial symposium of the Textile Society of America fascinating. It features a wide range of subjects and seminars, including many on cultures around the world. (I couldn't keep my eyes off a lecture on political handkerchiefs, and another on the significance of the dragon motif in Far East textiles!)

It's Sept. 19-22 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.; go here for the full listing of speakers/programs, the overall conference, or visit the Society's website here.






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