Barong Tagalong, 2019 Iowa State University
Barong Tagalong, Sabrina Skerston, Ellen C. Mckinney
Ellen C. McKinney
The barong tagalong, also known as the barong Filipino or simply the barong, is the national men's shirt of the Philippines. It is a long-sleeved, collared shirt, buttoning halfway down the front. Traditionally, the barong is made of white, transparent cloth with embroidery around the buttons. The shirt is usually woven out of pina fiber, which is harvested from the leaves of the pineapple plant.
Faja, 2019 Iowa State University
Faja, Ellen C. Mckinney
Ellen C. McKinney
The faja is a compression undergarment, similar to a girdle. The faja is worn very tight on the body to create an extremely curvy hourglass figure. The undergarment shifts organs and flesh and has been said to reduce one's appetite. The degree of figure shaping and body compression depends on the fabric composition. Versions can be found in mixtures of spandex, cotton, nylon, or latex; the less forgiving the material, the more flattering the effect. The undergarment may be closed with hooks, a zipper, or both.
Ciencia De Tejer En Los Andes: Estructuras Y Técnicas De Faz De Urdimbre, 2019 Instituto de Lengua y Cultura Aymara, La Paz, Bolivia
Ciencia De Tejer En Los Andes: Estructuras Y Técnicas De Faz De Urdimbre, Denise Y. Arnold, Elvira Espejo
Textile Research Works
Las estructuras y técnicas de los textiles andinos, en las piezas arqueológicas y en las piezas tanto históricas como contemporáneas, se cuentan entre las más complejas del mundo. Si bien el tapiz o faz de trama quizá sea el más conocido de todos los tipos de tela de la región, es sin duda en las telas de faz de urdimbre donde estas estructuras y técnicas han alcanzado su máximo desarrollo, sobre todo en nuestros tiempos. Varios estudios anteriores han intentado describir las estructuras y técnicas de faz de urdimbre, fundamentalmente los libros clásicos Textiles of Anciente Peru and their Techniques ...
Gestalt Bag Assignment, 2019 Sheridan college
Gestalt Bag Assignment, Don Wightman
In this assignment, students had to create a mock-up paper carrier bag and design a Gestalt image derived from facsimile rendering. The Gestalt image would go on the side of the bag.
Artist Frames: A Lost History Tracking The Innovations Of Discarded Visions, 2019 Sotheby's Institute of Art
Artist Frames: A Lost History Tracking The Innovations Of Discarded Visions, Isabella Leokadia Kapczynski
By considering the multiple aspects of a picture frame, this thesis paper explores the relationship between the frame and the painting it surrounds. Functioning to both preserve and present a painting, the frame is often a concern of curators, dealers, restorers and institutions. Though neglected, the painters themselves had opinions about the framing of their work. This research centers on the classification of a picture frame as either fine or decorative art. First, the metaphysical and marketing ramifications of the frame will be considered, followed by a concise history of the frame that will focus on the nineteenth century Impressionist ...
Bag Logo Assignment, 2019 Sheridan College
Bag Logo Assignment, Don Wightman
An assignment that required students to create a logo and construct a paper bag with the logo on it and with specific dimensions given.
Lifetime, 2019 1993
Lifetime, Emily E. Kuchenbecker
Theses and Dissertations
Time is my bully. Time marks the start of something, as well as the end. We are all carrying out the inexorable passing of time as it relates to our impending mortalities.
I do not fear death.
The awareness of my body’s impermanence employs me to feel that much more connected to the vessel containing that of which I am.
But what am I? Am I my body- or is it much deeper?
Through the work executed during my graduate research, I have attempted to quantify my existence through the archiving my time and body. This document ushers you ...
A Spectacle And Nothing Strange, 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University
A Spectacle And Nothing Strange, Taylor Z. King
Theses and Dissertations
Working through methods of abstraction and comedic mimicry I choreograph awkwardly balanced sculpture with objects of adornment as a means to defuse personal sensitivities surrounding my experiences of gender, desire, and home. The research that follows is concerned with the adjacent, the in between, above and underneath, because I feel that this kind of looking means that you are, to some degree, aware of what lies at the edges. Maybe this is what Gertrude Stein means to act as though there is no use in a center—because this concerns a way of relating, though there are many things in ...
When Marginal Counterculture Becomes Accepted Mainstream: Preservation And Counterculture(S) Heritage Of The Past, Barry L. Stiefel
In recent years there has been an emerging phenomenon of places and things associated with counterculture becoming a central focus of the heritage preservation field, which in a manner of speaking, is an indicator that the places, tangible objects, and intangible traditions of counterculture gradually shifts in acceptance from being the margins to the center of cultural heritage values. Examples include the Haight-Ashbury Neighbourhood in San Francisco, California that was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011; and Bob Dylan being awarded the Noble Prize for Literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American ...
Ancient Cypriot Glass: Production, Reception, And The Collections At The Claremont Colleges, 2019 Claremont Colleges
Ancient Cypriot Glass: Production, Reception, And The Collections At The Claremont Colleges, Milena R. Carothers
Scripps Senior Theses
This thesis examines the collection of Cypriot glass stored in the basement at Scripps and its context throughout history. The first chapter focuses on the collection itself and includes a brief summary of the founding of the Mudd family’s Cyprus Mines Corporation, which led to the collection of the glass. The repatriation of the collection is also detailed. The second chapter examines the history of Cyprus, and how valuable resources such as copper led to trade on the island. A history of glass is given: how it was made, what it was made out of, and how it was ...
Contemporary Methods Of Preserving Land Art: A Case Study Of Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, 2019 Sotheby's Institute of Art
Contemporary Methods Of Preserving Land Art: A Case Study Of Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, Samara Johnson
The preservation and conservation of Land art has become an increasingly complex and urgent issue as important Earthworks created in the late 1960s and early 1970s continue to age. They present a variety of challenges—both physical and philosophical—to those tasked with maintaining them. Using Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970) as a case study, I have outlined four key guidelines for maintaining and preserving works of Land art. In order to survive, the artist’s intention intact, these works require collective stewardship, an interdisciplinary approach, the promotion of responsible visitorship, and an extension of the museum model. Today ...
Public Health Implications Of Retailer Resale Of Returned Textile Clothing Merchandise, 2019 Walden University
Public Health Implications Of Retailer Resale Of Returned Textile Clothing Merchandise, Antonette M. A. Francis-Shearer
Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies
Historically, 18th century anecdotal accounts of the decimation of several tribes of U.S. of the Native American population by trading of infected textile blankets alludes to the role of retail in the transmission of infectious disease. This study explores implications of the modern day retail organization practice of reselling returned clothing textiles from a public health infectious disease perspective. A qualitative multi-case study, utilized responses from 20 open-ended, unstructured interviews of retail employees assigned to the returns process. Additionally, several informal observations of select U.S.based, top-ranked clothing retail organizations, identified by the National Retail Federation were completed ...
Islamic Ceramics, Indelible Creations: Assessing And Preserving The Scripps Collection, 2019 Claremont Colleges
Islamic Ceramics, Indelible Creations: Assessing And Preserving The Scripps Collection, Josephine Ren
Scripps Senior Theses
This research project examines and documents the collection of Islamic ceramics at Scripps College from an art conservation standpoint. The main objectives were to establish provenance for these objects, assess their current conditions, propose recommendations for future preservation, and discuss the importance of preventive conservation and general collections care methods. Based on my survey and research, I demonstrated which objects in particular should be prioritized due to their states of conservation and significant educational value. Such objects raise further points of departure regarding authenticity and conservation ethics.
North American Indigenous Collection And Curation And Its Impact On Market Arts., 2018 University of Louisville
North American Indigenous Collection And Curation And Its Impact On Market Arts., Adelaide Mccomb
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
This thesis examines the history of two North American Indigenous groups, those belonging to the Great Plains and the Arctic, and observes how settler-colonial influence determined the collection and curation of arts and artifacts in these areas. This art includes a mention of pre-Colombian works, but focuses predominantly on works being made after “first-contact” through the contemporary ear. The paper addresses the effect imperialist history has had on the development of Indigenous art markets, and how institutions such as museums may address them through ethical practices, and efforts to decolonize museum spaces.
Textile Society Of America Newsletter 30:2 — Fall 2018, 2018 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Textile Society Of America Newsletter 30:2 — Fall 2018, Textile Society Of America
Textile Society of America Newsletters
Letter from the Editor
Letter from the President
Welcome New TSA Board Members
Our Focus on Diversity: Vision Statement
R. L. Shep Ethnic Textile Book Award
Diedrick Brackens Honored with 2018 Brandford/Elliott Award
Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile (CHAT)
The University of North Texas to Close Fibers Program by Spring 2019
The Social Fabric: Deep Local to Pan Global in pictures
TSA Members' Exhibition
Reports from Student & New Professional Awardees
A Long-Delayed Professional Conversation
Art, Honor, and Ridicule: Fante Asafo Flags from Southern Ghana
Polychromatic Screen Printing ...
Toxins In The Collection: Museum Awareness And Protection, 2018 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College
Toxins In The Collection: Museum Awareness And Protection, Nellie Slocum
Museum Studies Theses
The purpose of this thesis is to discuss museum policies regarding toxic materials used in the creation of an object or added to it as a preservation or pesticide technique. After surveying different museums, it has been found that many museums are unaware of what parts of their collections contain toxic materials. Because of this unfamiliarity with the danger these materials might pose, many museums to not have policies in place regarding them. Toxins in collection items may pose a threat to museum staff who are working with them on a day to day basis. Toxic materials are prevalent in ...
A Bookbinder’S Journey, 2018 Syracuse University
A Bookbinder’S Journey, Peter D. Verheyen
Peter D Verheyen
Los Productos Textiles De Los Andes Sur-Centrales: Guía Ontológica Centrada En La Región Aymara-Hablante, 2018 ILCA, Instituto de Lengua y Cultura Aymara
Los Productos Textiles De Los Andes Sur-Centrales: Guía Ontológica Centrada En La Región Aymara-Hablante, Denise Y. Arnold
Textile Research Works
El presente libro ofrece una organización ontológica de los productos textiles andinos. A nivel mundial, los museólogos están dando cuenta de la utilidad de este recurso para estructurar sus colecciones de objetos y para vincularlas con datos de respaldo (registros, catálogos, dibujos, fotos, etc.). Una ontología es una especificación explícita de una conceptualización, que proporciona una estructura y los contenidos que codifican las reglas implícitas de una parte de la realidad, en este caso del dominio textil. Aquí presentamos una representación del conocimiento del dominio textil centrada en las ‘formas’ textiles, por decir los tipos de prendas (ahuayo, acso, unco ...
Murmur/Murmuro, 2018 CUNY Hunter College
Murmur/Murmuro, Paola M. Di Tolla
School of Arts & Sciences Theses
By using repetition or misplacing intonations and accents, etc. one can imitate the slipperiness of spoken language. However, it is the accidental slippage that I find most revealing and exciting because it allows for two conversations to exist in one. Once spoken language is transcribed as text, it is put through another filter and the risk of [accidental] slippage increases by a different measure. Fingers don’t keep up or autocorrect insists on taking matters into its own hands.
Unmaking As Making, 2018 Washington University in St. Louis
Unmaking As Making, Viola Bordon
Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Papers
Artist Viola Bordon examines the processes of touch, unmaking, and materially dictated aesthetics regarding her studio practice. The philosophical ideas of absence are used to establish a purpose for undoing, which is then explored as a learning process. This process is complicated by the sense of touch, resulting in formal aesthetics that are materially inspired.