ralph lauren, kbe né lifshitz; born october 14, 1939 is an american fashion designer, philanthropist, and billionaire businessman, best known for the ralph lauren corporation, a global multibillion-dollar enterprise.he has become well known for his …
african art describes the modern and historical paintings, sculptures, installations, and other visual culture from native or indigenous africans and the african continent. the definition may also include the art of the african diasporas, such as african american, caribbean or art in south american societies inspired by african traditions. despite this diversity, there are unifying artistic .
this is a list of tartans from around the world. the examples shown below are generally emblematic of a particular association. however, for each clan or family, there are often numerous other official or unofficial variations. there are also innumerable tartan designs that are not affiliated with any group, but were simply created for .
louis comfort tiffany february 18, 1848 – january 17, 1933 was an american artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass.he is the american artist most associated with the art nouveau and aesthetic movements. he was affiliated with a prestigious …
chatsworth house is a stately home in derbyshire, england, in the derbyshire dales 3.5 miles 5.6 km north-east of bakewell and 9 miles 14 km west of chesterfield.the seat of the duke of devonshire, it has been home to the cavendish family since 1549. standing on the east bank of the river derwent, it looks across to the low hills between the derwent and wye valleys.
the principalía or noble class p331 was the ruling and usually educated upper class in the pueblos of the spanish philippines, comprising the gobernadorcillo, who was later referred to as capitan municipal who had functions similar to a town mayor , lieutinants of justice, and the cabezas de barangay heads of the barangays who governed .
antique satin is a type of satin-back shantung, woven with slubbed or unevenly spun weft yarns. baronet or baronette has a cotton back and a rayon or silk front, similar to georgette. charmeuse is a lightweight, draping satin-weave fabric with a dull reverse. double face d satin is woven with a glossy surface on both sides. it is possible for both sides to have a different pattern, albeit using the same colors.
according to the smithsonian, 'with feed sacks and flour bags, farmwomen took thriftiness to new heights of creativity, transforming the humble bags into dresses, underwear, towels, curtains, quilts, and other necessities.' according to brandes, feed sack fashion was a reflection of rural culture in the first half of the 20th century.
the original technique involved weaving a 'leno' fabric and then cutting the fabric into strips to make the chenille yarn. alexander buchanan, a foreman in a paisley fabric mill, is credited with introducing chenille fabric to scotland in the 1830s. here he developed a way to weave fuzzy shawls.
in the board's assembly room, centred on a six metres long desk, was a ceiling painted in grisaille stucco-imitations, walls covered with woven fabrics displaying a forest landscape, and doors and windows furnished with green broadcloths and curtains. the remaining spaces were left quite more modest, with white-washed walls and board floors and .
sengunthar sɛŋkʊnʈɻ , also known as the kaikolar and sengunthar mudaliyar, is a community of tamil people commonly found in the indian state of tamil nadu, puducherry and also in some other parts of south india and northern province of sri lanka.they are traditionally a weaving community. they are sub divided into numerous clans based on a patrilineal system called koottam or kulam .
the influence of woodstock led to romanoff producing fabrics that brought the technique of tie-dye into the realm of couture. the maya romanoff corporation was established in 1969 and now has more than 60 employees. it is based in skokie, illinois.
the structures are lightweight and can be packaged in a compact form for launch. once deployed, the antennas are rigid and can be built with surfaces accurate enough for ka-band operation. reflector mesh fabrics are available that are fine enough to be highly reflective at ka-band, yet have relatively low mass. space antenna handbook
postmodern architecture is a style or movement which emerged in the 1960s as a reaction against the austerity, formality, and lack of variety of modern architecture, particularly in the international style advocated by le corbusier and ludwig mies van der rohe.the movement was introduced by the architect and urban planner denise scott brown and architectural theorist robert venturi in their .
tibor also collaborated with courtaulds on seating fabrics for vauxhall motor cars. 1960s. one of the commercial highlights for tibor ltd in the 1960s was a commission to design the first sets of upholstery and curtain fabrics for the anglo-french concorde. five jacquard upholstery cloths in natural and gold were used as curtaining fabrics along with two carpet designs.
african art describes the modern and historical paintings, sculptures, installations, and other visual culture from native or indigenous africans and the african continent. the definition may also include the art of the african diasporas , such as african american , caribbean or art in south american societies inspired by african traditions.
these complex fabrics were dyed by thomas robinson, a traditional northern dye house owned by b. cohen & co at ramsbottom, lancashire. thomas robinson with the help of ici had developed nylon and polyester and then futuristic spun fabric blends of viscose and acetate .
bartholomeus van der helst 1613 – buried 16 december 1670 was a dutch painter. considered to be one of the leading portrait painters of the dutch golden age, his elegant portraits gained him the patronage of amsterdam's elite as well as the stadtholder's circle.
vivienne westwood companies. in august 2011 westwood's company vivienne westwood ltd agreed to pay almost £350,000 in tax to hm revenue & customs for significantly underestimating the value of her brand. her uk business had sold the …
feed sack dresses, flour sack dresses, or feedsack dresses were a common article of clothing in rural us and canadian communities from the late 19th century through the mid 20th century.they were made at home, usually by women, using the cotton sacks in which flour, sugar, animal feed, seeds, and other commodities were packaged, shipped and sold. . they became an iconic part of rural life from .
there are no records of who the artists of the prehistoric eras were, but studies of many early ethnographers and cultural anthropologists indicate that women often were the principal artisans in neolithic cultures, in which they created pottery, textiles, baskets, painted surfaces and jewellery.collaboration on large projects was common if not typical.