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Join us for “Textiles in Town and Country in Early South Carolina”

Posted on July 7, 2016
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In the colonial and antebellum periods, South Carolina’s wealth was shaped not only by the products of plantation agriculture but also by the commerce of a dynamic urban center. By the eve of the Revolutionary War, Charleston was the wealthiest city, per capita, in British North America; 54% of its inhabitants were African and African-American […]

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Welcome and Introduction to the 2016 Textile Society of America Symposium Blog

Posted on July 7, 2016
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by Deborah First and Anne Swartz, Professors at Savannah College of Art and Design In October, members of the Textile Society of America (TSA) will travel to Savannah, Georgia to attend the 2016 Symposium, “Crosscurrents: Land, Labor, and the Port.” Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is co-hosting the event with TSA, which is […]

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Introducing TSA’s new Membership & Communications Coordinator

Posted on October 27, 2015
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Please join us in welcoming Caroline Hayes Charuk as TSA’s new Membership & Communications Coordinator: Caroline is a visual artist who works with textiles, ceramics, and other materials to make metaphorical or paradoxical objects. She first became familiar with the Textile Society of America as a presenter at the 2014 symposium, where she spoke about […]

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TEXTILE SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES 2014 WINNER OF R.L. SHEP ETHNIC TEXTILES BOOK AWARD

Posted on October 27, 2015
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Berkeley, CA—The Textile Society of America is pleased to announce that Ralph Isaacs is the recipient of the 2014 R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award for his book titled Sazigyo, Burmese Manuscript Binding Tapes: Woven Miniatures of Buddhist Art, published by Silkworm Books of Chiang Mai, Thailand. This book is a celebration of a craft, […]

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Special invitation for TSA members only

Posted on October 26, 2015
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Talking Textiles Seminar, Tuesday, November 17, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, NCY Dorothy Waxman, member of Textile Society of America and resident of New York City, invites members to attend Talking Textiles Seminar, Tuesday, November 17, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, as honored invited guests. Tickets to this even are available to the public for […]

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