Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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ASIAN COSTUMES AND TEXTILES: FROM THE BOSPHORUS TO FUJIAMA

Written by Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt
A wonderful book that illustrates a wealth of textile and costumes never seen before and covering all the Asian continent belonging to the Belgian Mis collection.
November 1, 2001 | Hardcover | Skira |
$95.00
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QUILTS: MASTERWORKS FROM THE AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM

Written by Warren, Elizabeth
From America's preeminent museum collection, this definitive volume places the quilt firmly in the realm of art. Combining economy with artistry and everyday craftsmanship with extraordinary beauty, quilts hold a unique place in American culture.
September 16, 2014 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 336 Pages |
$19.98
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TRADITIONAL KIMONO SILKS

Written by Yasuda, Anita
This swatch book is an inspiring visual tour of elegant fabric design using beautiful historic kimono remnants from Japan's Showa Period (1926-1989). More than 400 photographs and detailed captions provide information on motif identification, Japanese history and cultural traditions.
August 31, 2007 | Paperback | Schiffer Craft | 208 Pages |
$34.95
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ORIENTAL RUGS: THE SECRETS REVEALED

Written by Blackburn, Mark
Buying an Oriental rug need not be confusing. This book answers the most frequent questions and offers a great introduction to this ancient and continuing weaving tradition. Nearly 900 contemporary rugs are shown and discussed from Tibet, India, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran. Learn their history, production methods, selection guidlines, and tips on care and cleaning.
June 29, 2007 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 256 Pages |
$39.95
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ART OF WEAVING (REVISED)

Written by Regensteiner, Else
With comprehensive text, diagrams, drafts, and examples of fine woven fabrics, this book about the art and craft of weaving offers complete coverage of the materials and equipment, the techniques and the creative possibilities of the medium. Now in its fourth edition, this indispensable handbook is a must-have resource for weavers of all skill levels.
February 28, 2015 | Paperback | Schiffer Craft | 216 Pages |
$34.99
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WHAT IF TEXTILES: THE ART OF GERHARDT KNODEL

Written by Koplos, Janet
Richly comprehensive, this book gives us a one-of-a-kind look at all aspects of the work of internationally-renowned contemporary textile artist Gerhardt Knodel. Including over 400 images, it documents the development of Knodel's art from 1969 through 2014.
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Schiffer Craft | 224 Pages |
$45.00
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WALKING ON ART: EXPLORATIONS IN CARPET DESIGN

Written by Dyson, Deirde
Walking on Art explores contemporary carpet design from a practitioner's viewpoint, describing through techniques and illustrations Deirdre Dyson's fourteen-year journey from figurative painter to carpet designer.
March 14, 2016 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 192 Pages |
$60.00
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LUCIENNE DAY: IN THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE

Written by Casey, Andrew
Lucienne Day was part of a new generation of designers who came to the forefront of the British textile industry in the immediate post-war period. Setting a new standard in originality and quality, both in Britain and abroad, she believed that good design should be mass produced for the many and not just the few, and that it could improve the lives of ordinary people.
April 16, 2014 | Paperback | ACC Distribution | 247 Pages |
$59.50
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MR. COLOR: THE GREENBRIER AND OTHER DECORATING ADVENTURES

Written by Varney, Carleton
-A must-have for fans of Carleton Varney and Dorothy Draper -Insider views of the world's most famous resorts: the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia and the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan -Perfect compendium to HSN's television show, Live Vividly -As practical as it is beautiful, this book contains decorating advice from one of Architectural Digest's Deans of Design.
October 16, 2011 | Hardcover | Shannongrove Press, Inc. | 232 Pages |
$95.00
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NAGA TEXTILES: DESIGN, TECHNIQUE, MEANING AND EFFECT OF A LOCAL CRAFT TRADITION

Written by Wettstein, Marion
The focus of this comprehensive work is the aesthetics and the decryption of the language of the textiles of the Nagas, a group of tribal local cultures in the north-east of India and the north-west of Burma.
February 5, 2015 | Hardcover | Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH |
$95.00

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