Textile Technology Exhibit, A&I Building, 1880s, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Exhibit case from the Textile Technology exhibit with the label "Synoptic History of Invention: Spindles, Shuttles and Looms" in the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, in the late 19th century. Exhibit case has been moved outside in order to photograph it. The exhibit illustration the history of textile technology through artifacts..