Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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SILK: FIBER, FABRIC, AND FASHION

Written by Allen-Johnstone, Claire
Silk has inspired creativity in textile fabrication for millennia. Drawing on the exceptional collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, this richly illustrated compendium offers a detailed account of how silk has been cultivated, woven, dyed, patterned, traded, and worn across the globe over the past 2,000 years.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 504 Pages |
$95.00
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VELVET ON MY MIND, VELVET ON MY LOOM: VELVET WEAVING PAST & PRESENT (REVISED)

Written by Landry, Wendy
For over one thousand years, velvet textiles were woven by hand with great ingenuity and artistry. This book recounts a transcontinental story of their development into one of the most beautiful, luxurious, and economically important products of the medieval and Renaissance periods, in constant demand at courts throughout Europe and Asia.
June 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 280 Pages |
$70.00
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INSPIRING FASHION: TEXTILE REVOLUTIONS BY PREMI?RE VISION

Written by Bacrie, Lydia
How fashion becomes fashion: innovations in textiles The Premi.re Vision group has been a source of inspiration for fashion professionals the world over for 45 years, constantly inspiring and making sense of the latest trends.
March 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Skybox Press / Abrams |
$55.00
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SHODDY: FROM DEVIL'S DUST TO THE RENAISSANCE OF RAGS

Written by Shell, Hanna Rose
The history of modern-day old clothes recycling begins with a thing called shoddy. Starting in the early 1800s, shoddy was the name given to a new material made from reclaimed wool, and to one of the earliest forms of industrial recycling. Old rags and leftover fabric clippings were ground to bits by a machine known as "the devil" and then re-used.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 272 Pages |
$25.00

RUTH ADLER SCHNEE: MODERN DESIGNS FOR LIVING

The first monograph on American midcentury textile pioneer and interior designer Ruth Adler Schnee
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Cranbrook Art Museum |
$50.00
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INDIENNES

Written by Helen Bieri
Indiennes are printed or painted cotton fabrics that made their way from India to Europe in the 16th century. Soon French and Swiss companies were imitating these fabrics. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Indiennes inspired enthusiasm throughout Europe and for almost two centuries made a lasting mark on society, the economy and fashion here.
August 1, 2019 | Paperback | Merian, Christoph Verlag | 136 Pages |
$44.50
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PERSIAN CARPET: THE FORGOTTEN YEARS 1722-1872

Written by Maktabi, Hadi
-Shedding light on a forgotten age of the Persian carpet, this publication offers a complete reassessment of weaving in the period 1722-1872 in Iran, featuring many previously unpublished pieces in full color This publication sets out to investigate a significant yet overlooked era of carpet weaving in Iran.
September 16, 2019 | Hardcover | Hali Publications Ltd | 304 Pages |
$75.00
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EMBROIDERED TREASURES: ANIMALS: EXQUISITE NEEDLEWORK OF THE EMBROIDERERS' GUILD COLLECTION

Written by Collinge, Annette
A fabulous collection of photographs of rarely seen embroidered animals in the Embroiderers' Guild Collection. This fantastic book showcases the prestigious Embroiderers' Guild's huge collection of embroidered animals through the ages.
March 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Search Press(UK) | 128 Pages |
$31.95
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THREAD AND FIRE: TEXTILES AND JEWELLERY FROM THE ISLES OF INDONESIA AND TIMOR

Written by McIntosh, Linda S
Features rare island artefacts Covers both Indonesian and Timorese textiles and jewelry Thread and Fire is a fascinating journey through the centuries-old trade networks that developed across a group of archipelagos along the equator. Of the 18,000 islands, more than 900 are permanently settled by over 360 ethnic groups, speaking 700 languages and dialects.
January 27, 2020 | Hardcover | River Books | 344 Pages |
$95.00
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ROYAL TREASURE: THE JAVANESE BATIK COLLECTION OF KING CHULALONGKORN OF SIAM

Lavishly produced Includes rare fabrics, over a century old, beautifully preserved Privileged view of the Royal Collection Detailed fabric design close-ups On each of his three visits to Indonesia, the Thai Monarch King Chulalongkorn returned home to Siam with pieces of handmade batik.
January 27, 2020 | Hardcover | River Books | 320 Pages |
$95.00

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