Valuable Textiles Stolen From Museum

A social media campaign has arisen reporting the theft of valuable items from the Printed Textile Museum in Mulhouse, France. According to the post the missing items include¬†many printed fabric sample books from the 18th-20th century, gouaches, paisley fabrics and shawls, over 400 historic Hermes scarves and more. The post read: “CALL FOR VIGILANCE: DISAPPEARING … Read more

Met Curator Opens Textile Museum in Romania

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A Romanian textile collection has been opened to the public to display approximately 12,000 textiles and tools collected over forty years.¬† The Muzeul Textilelor, owned by Florica and Romulus Nicolae Zaharia and their daughter Ana Teodora Dragus, is the first museum of its kind in Romania and is believed to be the first in all … Read more