Carpets in the Sun and Other Delights
Nothing educational this time. Just wanted to end a rough week with something to stir the senses. All images are from Selvedge, issue 17. Above, carpets drying in the sun near Marrakech. Below, the dyers' souk.
Related past post: Churchill's Marrakech.
Above, vibrant Selvedge images of the Leman Album. Issue 19 features a story about Spitalfields' silks. Below, English 18th-century textile samples from Selvedge, issue 16, part of a fascinating story about archives.
And, below, finding beauty in everyday objects. Whimsical French and English clothes brushes from the 1950s and 1960s, and 19th-century writing-desk brushes that removed powder used to absorb excess ink. Again from Selvedge, issue 16.