Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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FLOATING THREADS: INDONESIAN SONGKET AND SIMILAR WEAVING TRADITIONS

Written by Achjadi, Judi
Floating Threads represents an attempt to catalogue float weave techniques used to decorate Batik cloth throughout the archipelago and hints at possible lines of distribution. Being a coffee-table book, photographs are an important part of the story.
January 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Bab Publishing Indonesia |
$60.00
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CLARENCE HOUSE: THE ART OF THE TEXTILE: FABRIC OF THE INSPIRED HOME

Written by Yoshida, Kazumi
This title starts with a brief history of Clarence House, revealing stories from the 1980s, the heyday of opulence and the moment when the brand's founder, Robin Roberts, truly refined his collection. The heart of the book, however, illuminates Yoshida's creative process and his ideas for the use of fabrics in the home.
October 11, 2011 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 218 Pages |
$65.00
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SALT BAGS: IRANIAN TRIBAL AND RURAL WEAVINGS

Written by Parviz Tanavoli
Iranian sculptor, scholar, and collector Parviz Tanavoli presents a book about the hand-woven bags made by Iran?s tribal peoples. These practical objects are steeped in folkloric narratives and myths, each a unique expression of their makers. Mainly woven by women, the bags are used by shepherds to carry salt for their livestock while grazing.
January 1, 2015 | Hardcover | Chāp va Nashr-i Naẓar |
$91.00
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CLOTH OF THE MOTHER GODDESS

Hand block-printed on textile, this limited-edition artists' book consists of a sequence of folding panels, designed to invoke pre-modern - particularly Asian - traditions of bookmaking. At the same time, the panels recall and recreate a Mata-Ni-Pachedi - the ritual 'Cloth of the Mother Goddess' - and tell the story of its origins.
May 10, 2016 | Hardcover | Tara Books | 14 Pages |
$120.00
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LIVING WITH PATTERN: COLOR, TEXTURE, AND PRINT AT HOME

Written by Atwood, Rebecca
A design book filled with beautiful photography and clear ideas for how to use pattern to decorate your home. If you focus on pattern, from texture and color to furniture and textiles, everything else will fall into place. Pattern is the strongest element in any room.
August 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Clarkson Potter Publishers | 288 Pages |
$35.00
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CONTINUING TRADITIONS

Written by Sarkar, Surajit
The age of exploration was one in which a confident and wealthy Europe was ready to look at the world in different ways. By this time, the emerging European imagination could see the world as an imagined or designative concept. Textiles brought the colours of the other lands, and its mass printing and production brought a sense of fantasy and playfulness into European homes.
October 25, 2015 | Paperback | Mapin Publishing Pvt | 88 Pages |
$35.00
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CENTRAL ASIAN TEXTILE ART: TURKMEN CARPETS. THE NEVILLE KINGSTON COLLECTION

Written by Tsareva, Elena
- Introduction to an unbelievably rich but previously unknown British private collection of Turkmen tribal carpets, rugs and trappings- Written by the leading expert of Turkmen textiles- See also Turkmen Carpets: The Hoffmeister Collection ISBN 9783897903425 by Elena TsarevaThe publication introduces for the first time the extraordinarily rich yet previously unknown British collection of Turkmen t
July 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH |
$110.00
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MINA PERHONEN TEXTILE 1995-2005

Written by Perhonen, Minä
minä perhonen (which means 'I am a butterfly' in Finnish) is an internationally acclaimed fashion brand led by Akira Minagawa. They are well known for their enthusiasm on textiles. They produce their original fabrics cooperating with both Japanese and international fabric makers, as well as ardently working on developing new materials or techniques.
July 1, 2016 | HC-OOP | Bunka Publishing Bureau |
$65.00
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PATTERN SOURCEBOOK: A CENTURY OF SURFACE DESIGN

Written by Cole, Drusilla
The book is aimed at anyone with an interest in surface design and pattern whether they are students, hobbyists or professionals. Over 350 images from the last 100 years are presented with informative captions, ordered aesthetically to create a pleasing visual impression whereby contemporary images are displayed next to historical images.
May 5, 2015 | Paperback | Laurence King | 304 Pages |
$19.95
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EXTREME TEXTILES: DESIGNING FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE

Written by McQuaid, Maltida
Stronger, faster, lighter, safer, smarterthese are the textiles of tomorrow. From the carbon-fiber composite bicycle frame to the cardiac constraint sock and the Mars Pathfinder landing airbags, material innovations surround us. Our landscape, our buildings, our vehicles, our clothes, and our bodies all benefit from these highly engineered performance textiles.
June 2, 2005 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 224 Pages |
$45.00

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