Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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FABRIC OF CIVILIZATION: HOW TEXTILES MADE THE WORLD

Written by Postrel, Virginia
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an "expansive" global history that highlights "how textiles truly changed the world" (Wall Street Journal)The story of humanity is the story of textiles--as old as civilization itself. Since the first thread was spun, the need for textiles has driven technology, business, politics, and culture.
December 7, 2021 | PB | Basic Books |
$17.99
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GOLDEN THREAD: HOW FABRIC CHANGED HISTORY

Written by St Clair, Kassia
From colorful threads found on the floor of an ancient Georgian cave to the Indian calicoes that fueled the Industrial Revolution, The Golden Thread illuminates the myriad and fascinating histories behind the cloths that came to define human civilization--the fabric, for example, that allowed mankind to shatter athletic records, and the textile technology that granted us the power to s
July 13, 2021 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 368 Pages |
$17.95
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POCKET: A HIDDEN HISTORY OF WOMEN'S LIVES, 1660-1900

Written by Fennetaux, Ariane
A New York Times Best Art Book of 2019 "A riveting book . . .
July 28, 2020 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 264 Pages |
$25.00
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SHIMURA FUKUMI - HER VOCATION TO WEAVE LIFE

Written by 佐治ゆかり
展覧会「志村ふくみ展―滋賀県立近代美術館コレクションを中心に」の図録兼用書籍。
April 6, 2019 | PB | 東京美術 | 207 Pages |
$41.00
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CLOTHING THE NEW WORLD CHURCH: LITURGICAL TEXTILES OF SPANISH AMERICA, 1520-1820

Written by Stanfield-Mazzi, Maya
The book provides the first broad survey of church textiles of Spanish America and demonstrates that, while overlooked, textiles were a vital part of visual culture in the Catholic Church.
February 15, 2021 | Hardcover | University of Notre Dame Press | 432 Pages |
$50.00
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QUILTS AND COLOR: THE PILGRIM/ROY COLLECTION

Quilts and Color presents more than 60 graphically bold American quilts from the Pilgrim/Roy Collection, one of the finest and largest collections of quilts in the world.
April 30, 2014 | Hardcover | MFA Publications |
$45.00
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WASHI TRANSFORMED: NEW EXPRESSIONS IN JAPANESE PAPER

Written by Goodall, Hollis
- The first book to explore washi as a medium for contemporary art - The book reveals the contemporary possibilities - as well as the time-honored essence - of a cultural tradition that has been deeply connected with art and life in Japan for more than a millennium - Collectively, the photographs represent a new concept of washi as they have never been published together before.
July 1, 2021 | Paperback | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 96 Pages |
$35.00
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LACE: LOOKING THROUGH FLEMISH LACE

Written by Schoenholzer, Tessy
- With a focus on lace-making in Flanders, this sweeping history of lace documents an exhibition at MoMu, the Antwerp fashion museum - Explores lace-making techniques from the 16th century to the present, from meticulous handicraft to laser-cut 3D design - Includes historical pieces from world-renowned institutions, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the V&A Museum in London and t
June 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers | 256 Pages |
$70.00
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IKAT: THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK TO WEAVING RESIST-DYED CLOTH

Written by Zicafoose, Mary
Textile enthusiasts, the ultimate reference you've been waiting for is here--Ikat! Ikat: The Essential Handbook to Weaving with Resists is your introduction to the fundamentals of a resurging trend in woven cloth. Award-winning weaver and instructor Mary Zicafoose has spent more than 30 years exploring the possibilities of ikat and now shares her wealth of knowledge with you.
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Interweave Press | 160 Pages |
$29.99
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EARLY ISLAMIC TEXTILES FROM ALONG THE SILK ROAD: THE AL-SABAH COLLECTION, KUWAIT

Written by Spuhler, Friedrich
The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, holds a spectacular array of ancient textiles created in Islamic lands, mostly from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries CE, and traded along the Silk Road, the network of ancient trade routes that linked China, Central Asia, and the Mediterranean for more than 1,500 years.
January 26, 2021 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 400 Pages |
$70.00

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