Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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PERSIAN CARPET TRADITION: DESIGN EVOLUTION FROM 1410 TO MODERN TIMES

Written by Ford, P R J
- Miniature paintings unlock the door to a thorough re-examination of the ubiquitous 'classical' medallion design in Persian carpets, revealing an artistic revolution comparable to that which occurred at the same time in Renaissance Italy Between 1400 and 1500 a design revolution in Persia swept away a 2000-year-old tradition of carpet design, replacing abstract geometric patterns with complex flo
July 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Hali Publications Ltd | 340 Pages |
$70.00
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CHASUBLE OF THOMAS BECKET: A BIOGRAPHY

Written by Járó, Márta
One of the most magnificent medieval textiles in the Mediterranean region is the Chasuble of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, who was murdered by the knights of King Henry II and canonized three years later by decree of the Roman Catholic Church.
January 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 304 Pages |
$120.00
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CARPET AND THE CONNOISSEUR: THE JAMES F. BALLARD COLLECTION OF ORIENTAL RUGS

Written by Farnham, Thomas J
Following several years of extensive research, conservation, and photography, Saint Louis Art Museum's major 2016 exhibition highlights 50 carpets and two Persian pleasure tents assembled by one of the most important early twentieth-century American carpet collectors, James F. Ballard.
April 18, 2016 | Paperback | Hali Publications Ltd | 240 Pages |
$50.00
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ENGLISH MEDIEVAL EMBROIDERY: OPUS ANGLICANUM

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).
November 29, 2016 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 324 Pages |
$75.00
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PARSON GRAY TRADE QUILTS: 20 ROUGH-HEWN PROJECTS

Written by Butler, David
Quilting gets a rustic modern treatment in this 20-project sewing book that celebrates American trade quilts, with touches of Native and early American influences. The timeless style of these DIY designs will inspire quilters of every skill level to make cozy style statements for their home or office.
November 22, 2016 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 176 Pages |
$29.95
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ODE TO COLOR: THE TEN ESSENTIAL PALETTES FOR LIVING AND DESIGN

Written by Weitzner, Lori
Internationally renowned textile designer Lori Weitzner presents a novel, layered perspective on the use and significance of color in design and culture in this spectacular treasury illustrated with 225 full-color images.
December 6, 2016 | Hardcover | Harper Design | 240 Pages |
$50.00
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FRENCH TAPESTRIES AND TEXTILES IN THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM

Written by Bremer-David, Charissa
This lavishly-illustrated book is a survey of the Getty Museum's seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French textiles--one of the world's finest collections. Featuring twenty-five extraordinary tapestries woven at the Gobelins and Beauvais manufacturies, the catalogue also highlights three
July 24, 1997 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 202 Pages |
$90.00
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WOVEN GOLD: TAPESTRIES OF LOUIS XIV

Written by Bremer-David, Charissa
Meticulously woven by hand with wool, silk, and gilt-metal thread, the tapestry collection of the Sun King, Louis XIV of France, represents the highest achievements of the art form.
December 15, 2015 | Hardcover | J. Paul Getty Museum | 168 Pages |
$49.95
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KAFFE FASSETT'S QUILTS IN ITALY: 20 DESIGNS FROM ROWAN FOR PATCHWORK AND QUILTING

Written by Fassett, Kaffe
Che bella! Kaffe's inspiration for the 20 new quilts in this book was drawn from the exquisite, richly colored villages of Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera.
August 30, 2016 | Paperback | Taunton Press | 152 Pages |
$27.95
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PRINTED TEXTILES: BRITISH AND AMERICAN COTTONS AND LINENS 1700-1850

Written by Eaton, Linda
The Winterthur Museum's richly illustrated history of British and American fabrics made or used from 1700-1850 is a visual reference for designers and a definitive contribution to textile studies.
September 23, 2014 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 384 Pages |
$85.00

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