Ottoman textile at the American Textile Museum / November 2012
Fragment with reclining putto design.
Artist/maker unknown, Egyptian
Made in Egypt, Africa
Tan, blue, and red wool and linen tapestry weave
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Indian Muslim artisans work on a hand embroidered silk saree (traditional Indian women’s outfit) at a workshop in Hyderabad, southern India, October 4, 2006. Artisans make specially designed sarees on order for customers to wear them during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Specially designed sarees are priced up to 50,000 Indian Rupees (1,094 USD). Photo by Noah Seelam.
Kazuo Kitai, "Spinning Linen Thread", Ojiya, Niigata, 1976.