Blog Posts tagged with embroidery

Figure 1.  Antique Persian Suzani Embroidery, Circa 17th Century

Iranian Textile History from the Nazmiyal Archives

Posted: February 09, 2015 15:58 Last Updated: | Omri Schwartz

The recorded history of the civilization of the area now known as Iran stretches back to the third millennium BCE, and their textile production goes back even farther. Situated between the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf, the region of modern day Iran has been a trading city and cultural epicenter for thousands of years. It has seen the rise and fall of many different dynasties and cultures, which have all left distinct marks on the artistic output of the area, giving Iran’s textiles a unique look and history that is impossible to replicate. In this blog...


Sketch Class at the League, 1919

PEGGY BACON SHOW ENDS SATURDAY

Posted: April 28, 2011 09:51 Last Updated: | Susan Teller

PEGGY BACON: DRAWINGS AND PRINTS, 1915 THROUGH 1976   LAST WEEK, ENDS SATURDAY, APRIL 30   The Peggy Bacon show runs through Saturday. From Union Square soap box speakers, to Art Students League studios, to audience and beach crowd scenes, to children’s book illustrations and relaxing felines -- no one does it like she does! There are drawings, drypoints, lithographs, and one fabulous embroidery.     The entire show may be viewed under Exhibitions at WWW.SUSANTELLERGALLERY.COM  


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