Genealogy Projects tagged with textiles on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Masters of Visual Arts of Lithuania

    Project Masters of Visual Arts of Lithuania is created to honour notable Lithuanian representatives of visual arts, other than those that require stage.Please add profiles to the project, if they were:* weavers* painters* designers* photographers* graphic artists* goldsmiths* blacksmiths* poster makers* wood carvers* sculptors* textile designers and other similar artists.Only public profiles ma...

  • 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 and ...

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . 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 -- and to add the tag "Mas...

  • Weavers

    Please add Geni profiles with the occupation of "weaver" to this project. is a method of fabric production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. The other methods are knitting, lace making, felting, and braiding or plaiting. The longitudinal threads are called the warp and the lateral threads are the weft or filling. (Weft or wo...

  • Tailors

    TAILORA 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 consisti...

  • 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.==Getting Involved Free to follow, request to collaborateTo join the project use the request link un...