"Exposition Sheila Hicks. Lignes de vie (Centre Pompidou, Paris)" by dalbera is licensed with CC BY 2.0. 

"Carcinoid Tumor of Lung, FNA" by euthman is licensed with CC BY 2.0.

"wool" by Brenda Anderson is licensed with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

textiles are everywhere

"Expedition 41 Suit Up (201409250036HQ)" by NASA HQ PHOTO is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

"'Unnumbered Sparks' - Net Sculpture over Vancouver, TED Conference, Janet Echelman" by Sally T. Buck is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. 

"violin strings" by perplexing images is licensed with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. 

Every Industry

"Tate Modern" by carolyngifford is licensed with CC BY-NC 2.0.

"etextile summer camp 2014" by Zoescope is licensed with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

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"Pussy Hat" by designwallah is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Every Movement

"Tate Modern" by carolyngifford is licensed with CC BY-NC 2.0.

"Pavillon national des Pays-Bas (Biennale d'architecture, Venise)" by dalbera is licensed with CC BY 2.0. 

"Ace Bandage Detail" by Ivy Dawned is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0.

"Weathered Fiber Glass" by bfick is licensed with CC BY 2.0.

These are the materials that

empower
Protect
Adorn
signify


Our Human Life
 

"Ministra Valdés encabeza el encuentro con la artista Sheila Hicks 00" by Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimo is licensed with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

"Ando International garment factory (Better Work Vietnam)" by ILO in Asia and the Pacific is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

"A female doctor with the International Medical Corps examines a woman patient at a mobile health clinic in Pakistan" by DFID - UK Department for International Development is licensed with CC BY 2.0.

Textile Innovations and wisdoms stewarded by women have been behind some of the world's biggest innovations

Science
Art
Health
Exploration
Design
Agriculture
Activism
Computing
Fashion
Mysticism
health


But they've largely gone unacknowledged

WHY?
 

"India - Sights & Culture - Hand-loom pattern cards for silk sari weaving" by mckaysavage is licensed with CC BY 2.0.

"Neri Oxman - Pop!Tech 2009 - Camden, ME" by Kris Krug is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. 

"Denu, Ghana - Bobbins (2009)" by Knoxville Museum of Art is licensed with CC BY-NC 2.0. 

"Future Flora / Giulia Tomasello" by Ars Electronica is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. 

"NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman" by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center is licensed with CC BY-NC 2.0.

"Duck prosciutto wrapped in cheese cloth" by euqus is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

"Cotton plant (Matsudo, Chiba, Japan)" by t-mizo is licensed with CC BY 2.0.

Ms Elisabetta Matsumoto with her “dragon of happiness” shawl, her most prized hand-knit creation, from a design by knitter Sharon Winsauer, in Atlanta, April 22, 2019. Photo: The New York Times

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"Neri Oxman" by Xpectro is licensed with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Participants of a knitting session display a knit in progress, in Atlanta, April 22, 2019. Photo: The New York Times

"Cotton swabs in transparent plastic box" by wuestenigel is licensed with CC BY 2.0. 

"Tea Session: Laboratory of the Future Panel Discussion, Open Futurelab, POSTCITY" by Ars Electronica is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.