Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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SHEILA HICKS: WEAVING AS METAPHOR

"I found my voice and my footing in my small work.
September 18, 2021 | Hardcover | Bard Center | 416 Pages |
$100.00
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TUDOR TEXTILES

Written by Lynn, Eleri
A detailed study of Tudor textiles, highlighting their extravagant beauty and their impact on the royal court, fashion, and taste At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art.
September 14, 2021 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 208 Pages |
$35.00
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ENGLISH MEDIEVAL EMBROIDERY: OPUS ANGLICANUM

An introduction to the design, production and use of luxury embroideries in medieval England (c. 1200-1530) In medieval Europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Owing to their quality, complexity and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus anglicanum (English work).
September 14, 2021 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 324 Pages |
$35.00
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CARPETS: DESIGNS, PATTERNS & MOTIFS

Written by Bogaerts, An
- An impressive selection of extraordinary carpet designs assembled in one volume- Showcases 200 superb examples of carpet designs from the late 19th century to the present day- An inspiring resource for the DIY home decorator, collectors, and the professional designerWhen does a carpet transcend the category of interior accessory to become art?
November 24, 2021 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers |
$55.00
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TEXTILES OF INDONESIA

Drawn from one of the world's leading textile collections, this magnificently presented array of traditional weavings from the Indonesian archipelago provides a unique window into the region's cultures, rites, and history. Gathered over the course of four decades, the Thomas Murray collection of Indonesian textiles is one of the most important privately owned collections of its t
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$95.00
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INDIAN TILES: ARCHITECTURAL CERAMICS FROM SULTANATE AND MUGHAL INDIA AND PAKISTAN

Written by Millner, Arthur
This definitive book tells the visual history of tile decoration in the Indian subcontinent, through vibrant photography and thorough research.
October 5, 2021 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$95.00
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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 | PB | Liveright Publishing Corporation |
$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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