Vintage Silk Postcards

In 1898, a Krefeld, Germany, company introduced woven silk postcards, an idea that combined the concepts of printed postcards and popular woven silk pictures called Stevengraphs. To make postcards, the small woven silk images would be glued to a piece of cardstock. During World War I, such cards most often portrayed the devastation of the war on famous buildings like the Louvain cathedral or portraits of war heroes like British nurse Edith...Continue Reading