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Bedcover, 18th century, India (Gujarat) for the English market, Cotton embroidered with silk


                

INTERWOVEN
GLOBE

(textiles, after months working on texts)

An ancient metaphor: thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns -- but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. The scribes made this old and audible abstraction into a new and visible fact. After long practice, their work took on such an even, flexible texture that they called the written page a textus, which means cloth. [Robert Bringhurst, "The Elements of Typographic Style"]

 

At the Met, visiting Interwoven Globe, we walked through rooms of beautiful textiles that had been traded globally between 1500 and 1800.

 

And as we stalked the exhibit with our acquisitive writers’ eyes . . . .

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Bedcover, 18th century, India (Gujarat) for the English market, Cotton embroidered with silk


                

INTERWOVEN
GLOBE

(textiles, after months working on texts)

An ancient metaphor: thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns -- but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. The scribes made this old and audible abstraction into a new and visible fact. After long practice, their work took on such an even, flexible texture that they called the written page a textus, which means cloth. [Robert Bringhurst, "The Elements of Typographic Style"]

 

At the Met, visiting Interwoven Globe, we walked through rooms of beautiful textiles that had been traded globally between 1500 and 1800.

 

And as we stalked the exhibit with our acquisitive writers’ eyes . . . .

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Bedcover, 18th century, India (Gujarat) for the English market, Cotton embroidered with silk


                

INTERWOVEN
GLOBE

(textiles, after months working on texts)

An ancient metaphor: thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns -- but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. The scribes made this old and audible abstraction into a new and visible fact. After long practice, their work took on such an even, flexible texture that they called the written page a textus, which means cloth. [Robert Bringhurst, "The Elements of Typographic Style"]

 

At the Met, visiting Interwoven Globe, we walked through rooms of beautiful textiles that had been traded globally between 1500 and 1800.

 

And as we stalked the exhibit with our acquisitive writers’ eyes . . . .

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Bedcover, 18th century, India (Gujarat) for the English market, Cotton embroidered with silk


                

INTERWOVEN
GLOBE

(textiles, after months working on texts)

An ancient metaphor: thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns -- but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. The scribes made this old and audible abstraction into a new and visible fact. After long practice, their work took on such an even, flexible texture that they called the written page a textus, which means cloth. [Robert Bringhurst, "The Elements of Typographic Style"]

 

At the Met, visiting Interwoven Globe, we walked through rooms of beautiful textiles that had been traded globally between 1500 and 1800.

 

And as we stalked the exhibit with our acquisitive writers’ eyes . . . .

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Bedcover, 18th century, India (Gujarat) for the English market, Cotton embroidered with silk


                

INTERWOVEN
GLOBE

(textiles, after months working on texts)

An ancient metaphor: thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns -- but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. The scribes made this old and audible abstraction into a new and visible fact. After long practice, their work took on such an even, flexible texture that they called the written page a textus, which means cloth. [Robert Bringhurst, "The Elements of Typographic Style"]

 

At the Met, visiting Interwoven Globe, we walked through rooms of beautiful textiles that had been traded globally between 1500 and 1800.

 

And as we stalked the exhibit with our acquisitive writers’ eyes . . . .

Read the entire e-mail...

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Bedcover, 18th century, India (Gujarat) for the English market, Cotton embroidered with silk


                

INTERWOVEN
GLOBE

(textiles, after months working on texts)

An ancient metaphor: thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns -- but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. The scribes made this old and audible abstraction into a new and visible fact. After long practice, their work took on such an even, flexible texture that they called the written page a textus, which means cloth. [Robert Bringhurst, "The Elements of Typographic Style"]

 

At the Met, visiting Interwoven Globe, we walked through rooms of beautiful textiles that had been traded globally between 1500 and 1800.

 

And as we stalked the exhibit with our acquisitive writers’ eyes . . . .

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Bedcover, 18th century, India (Gujarat) for the English market, Cotton embroidered with silk


                

INTERWOVEN
GLOBE

(textiles, after months working on texts)

An ancient metaphor: thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns -- but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. The scribes made this old and audible abstraction into a new and visible fact. After long practice, their work took on such an even, flexible texture that they called the written page a textus, which means cloth. [Robert Bringhurst, "The Elements of Typographic Style"]

 

At the Met, visiting Interwoven Globe, we walked through rooms of beautiful textiles that had been traded globally between 1500 and 1800.

 

And as we stalked the exhibit with our acquisitive writers’ eyes . . . .

Read the entire e-mail...

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Bedcover, 18th century, India (Gujarat) for the English market, Cotton embroidered with silk


                

INTERWOVEN
GLOBE

(textiles, after months working on texts)

An ancient metaphor: thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns -- but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. The scribes made this old and audible abstraction into a new and visible fact. After long practice, their work took on such an even, flexible texture that they called the written page a textus, which means cloth. [Robert Bringhurst, "The Elements of Typographic Style"]

 

At the Met, visiting Interwoven Globe, we walked through rooms of beautiful textiles that had been traded globally between 1500 and 1800.

 

And as we stalked the exhibit with our acquisitive writers’ eyes . . . .

Read the entire e-mail...

 
       
       
   

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