In textile design, history repeats itself as the next generation discovers the patterns of the past, when the result of this analysis leads not to innovation but to replication. While some view these patterns with disappointment, these facsimiles of historic patterns do provide unique clues about the time and place in which they were created; these reproductions provide insight into the life and mind of the designer and the other individuals involved in the production process.
So, who designed this silk textile?
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