Blue Velvet (Or Cotton, Linen and Silk)
Blue, an exhibition that looks at the meaning of indigo hues on textiles, continues at the Textile Museum through September. Included are blue textiles ranging from Greco-Roman and pre-Columbian tunic fragments to contemporary creations.
Shown top, a cotton fragment from India, possibly 17th century. Shown second, a 20th century Chinese-Indonesian cloth.