Thelma Johnson Streat
Thelma Johnson Streat (August 12, 1911 – May 1959) was an African American artist, dancer, and educator, who gained prominence in the 1940s for her art, performance and work to foster inter-cultural u...
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Hosteen Klah
Hosteen Klah (Navajo: Hastiin Tłʼa, 1867–1937) was a Navajo artist and medicine man. He documented aspects of Navajo religion and related ceremonial practices. He was also a master weaver.
Hos...
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Eleanor Burns
Eleanor Burns was born on July 3, 1945 in Pennsylvania. She first started stitching on her Aunt Edna's feed sacks. Her first book “Make a Quilt in a Day: Log Cabin Pattern” was self-published in 197...
Dorothy Liebes
Dorothy Wright Liebes (1897–1972) was an American textile designer and weaver renowned for her innovative, custom-designed modern fabrics for architects and interior designers. She was known as "the m...
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Lanette Scheeline
Lanette Harriet Scheeline (September 15, 1910 - June 8, 2001) was an American artist and textile designer. Her work focused on wallpaper, textile and block printing.
Lanette Scheeline was born in ...
Mary Dixon Kies
Mary Dixon Kies (March 21, 1752 – 1837) was an early 19th-century American who was the first recipient of a patent granted to a woman by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, on May 5, 1809, ...
Jack Lenor Larsen
Jack Lenor Larsen (born 1927) is a textile designer, author and collector and promoter of traditional and contemporary craftsmanship in all its forms.
Larsen was born in 1927 in Seattle, WA to Nor...
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Sara Agnes Mclaughlin Conboy
Sara Agnes Mclaughlin Conboy (April 3, 1870–January 7, 1928) was a labor organizer in the United States.She was born Sara Agnes Mclaughlin in Boston, Massachusetts. At the age of 11 she began working ...
Ruth Reeves
Ruth Marie Reeves (1892 - December 23, 1966) was a painter, Art Deco textile designer and expert on Indian handicrafts
She attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn from 1910–11, and won an Art Stu...
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Margaret Olofsson Bergman
Margaret Olofsson Bergman was a Pacific Northwest weaver, teacher, and designer. During the 1930s, Bergman designed and patented two looms: the Bergman Suitcase loom and the Bergman Floor loom. Each ...
Ada Dietz
Ada K. Dietz (June 16, 1882 - May 13, 1950) was an American weaver best known for her 1949 monograph Algebraic Expressions in Handwoven Textiles, which defines a novel method for generating weaving pa...
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Angela Adams
Angela Adams (born in 1965 on the island of North Haven, Maine ) is an American rug designer. Adams partnered with her husband and furniture designer, Sherwood Hamill, to launch angela adams designs, ...
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Gere Kavanaugh
Gere Kavanaugh (born 1929) is an American textile, industrial, and interior designer. She is the principal of Gere Kavanaugh Designs.
Gere Kavanaugh was born in 1929 and grew up in Memphis, Tennes...
Thomas Benedict
Thomas Benedict, Sr. (1617– February 28, 1689) was an early settler in colonial New York, and Connecticut. He was a member of the General Court of the Colony of Connecticut from Norwalk in the session...
Katherine Westphal
Katherine Westphal (born 1919) is a textile designer and fiber artist who helped to establish quilting as a fine art form.
Westphal was born January 2, 1919 in Los Angeles, California to Emma and ...
Mariska Karasz
Mariska Karasz (1898, Budapest, Hungary - 1960, Danbury, Connecticut) was a American fashion designer, author, and textile artist. Karasz was the younger sister of industrial designer and New Yorker c...