Genealogy Projects tagged with Textiles on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Tailors

    TAILOR A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing. Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of wool, linen, or silk. A tailor-made is a man's suit...

  • Silk Weavers

    Silk Weavers=Silk weaving is often found in census returns as the occupation of an ancestor. The object of this project is to give some background to the industry. Please link any silk weavers that you come across in your research to this project, and share information on the subject with others.===To participate in any project=== - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the pr...

  • State of Massachusetts

    About the Massachusetts project The Massachusetts project is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in Massachusetts or elsewhere in the world but with roots or relatives in Massachusetts. We encourage everyone with links in Massachusetts to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you w...

  • Designers and Decorators

    Decorative Art: Definition & Meaning The term "decorative arts" is a traditional term for a rather unwieldy range of artistic disciplines concerned with the design and ornamentation of items, usually functional, that do not necessarily have any intrinsic aesthetic qualities. What Does Decorative Art Include? The definition and category of decorative art includes the creation of furniture ...