Decorative Arts

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MINIATURE QUILTS: 15 JAPANESE-INSPIRED DESIGNS WITH APPLIQUÉ AND SILK

Written by Frydl, Kumiko
Create fifteen exquisitely detailed miniature quilts with expert guidance from Kumiko Frydl, acclaimed quilt artist. Acclaimed quilt artist Kumiko Frydl demonstrates her knowledge and talent in this book which demonstrates a variety of quilting techniques.
March 5, 2019 | Paperback | Search Press(UK) | 80 Pages |
$19.95
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TEXTILE ARTIST: THE SEASONS IN SILK RIBBON EMBROIDERY: 20 BEAUTIFUL DESIGNS, TECHNIQUES AND INSPIRATION

Written by Popova, Tatiana
All the basics of silk ribbon embroidery with innovative techniques and 20 contemporary designs. Beginners and experts stitchers alike will learn to create beautiful embroideries inspired by the seasons, from luxuriant flowers to whimsical owls Silk ribbon embroidery enthusiasts all over the world have been discovering the work of renowned Ukrainian embroiderer, Tatiana Popova.
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | Search Press(UK) | 208 Pages |
$26.95
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TEXTILES OF JAPAN

Written by Jackson, Anna
From rugged Japanese firemen's ceremonial robes and austere rural work-wear to colorful, delicately-patterned cotton kimonos, this lavishly illustrated volume explores Japan's rich tradition of textiles. Textiles are an eloquent form of cultural expression and of great importance in the daily life of a people, as well as in their rituals and ceremonies.
January 29, 2019 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 520 Pages |
$85.00
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COLORATURA: HIGH JEWELRY AND PRECIOUS OBJECTS BY CARTIER

Written by Chaille, Francois
An exquisite volume documenting Cartier's most recent collection, which celebrates color in the realm of high jewelry. Consecrating Cartier's new collection of High Jewelry and precious objects, Coloratura: High Jewelry and Precious Objects by Cartier--with one hundred original and innovative pieces--is a celebration of an integral aspect of the iconic brand: color.
February 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 240 Pages |
$125.00
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GORHAM SILVER: DESIGNING BRILLIANCE, 1850-1970

A survey of America's preeminent maker of fine silver and its legacy of exceptional design and innovation in the decorative arts. Established in 1831, the Gorham Manufacturing Company adeptly coupled art and industry, rising to become an industry leader of stylistic and technological achievement in America and around the world.
April 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Rizzoli Electa | 272 Pages |
$75.00
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SEA TIME: WATCHES INSPIRED BY SAILING, YACHTING, AND DIVING

Written by Bernardo, Mark
The first watch connoisseur's guide to explore a century of high-performing, stylish chronometers for watersports adventures above and below the waves--sailing, yachting and diving. From the Rolex Submariner, Omega Seamaster and Blancpain Fifty Fathoms to dive watches by DOXA, Tudor, IWC, Patek Philippe and TAG Heuer, SEA TIME: Watches Inspired by Sailing, Yachting and Diving tak
April 9, 2019 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 240 Pages |
$85.00
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TENTMAKERS OF CAIRO: EGYPT'S MEDIEVAL AND MODERN APPLIQUE CRAFT

Written by El Rashidi, Seif
In the crowded center of Historic Cairo lies a covered market lined with wonderful textiles sewn by hand in brilliant colors and intricate patterns. This is the Street of the Tentmakers, the home of the Egyptian appliqué art known as khayamiya.
October 16, 2018 | Paperback | American University in Cairo Press |
$24.95
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SPECIMENS OF HAIR: THE CURIOUS COLLECTION OF PETER A. BROWNE

Written by Peck, Robert McCracken
No matter who we are, old or young, fashion conscious or style indifferent, we are all aware of hair. We wash it; we comb it; we cut, curl, and dye it. Hair can be envied or derided, and hair can provide clues to everything from age to culture to genetic identity to health. To a nineteenth-century amateur naturalist named Peter A.
November 30, 2018 | Hardcover | Blast Books |
$39.95
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CRÆFT: AN INQUIRY INTO THE ORIGINS AND TRUE MEANING OF TRADITIONAL CRAFTS

Written by Langlands, Alexander
Faced with an endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for goods bearing the mark of authenticity--hand-made tools, local brews, and other objects produced by human hands.
January 15, 2019 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 352 Pages |
$16.95
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THINGS OF BEAUTY GROWING: BRITISH STUDIO POTTERY

For nearly a century British potters have invigorated traditional ceramic forms by developing or reinventing techniques, materials, and means of display. Things of Beauty Growing explores major typologies of the vessel--such as bowl, vase, and charger--that have defined studio ceramics since the early 20th century.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 472 Pages |
$65.00

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