While we are on the rocky note. The Writing of Stones by Roger Caillois (L'ecriture des pierres, 1970) via but does it float via 50 Watts.
What a name! And what weaves!
Dorothy Liebes, "Mexican Plaid" drapery, ca. 1938-40
Dorothy Liebes. Rigid weft samples. 1950s. Wood and novelty yarns.
Most images via The Design Center at Philadelphia University.
I found them via Fanny Bostrom Gentle.