Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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SCRAPS: FASHION, TEXTILES, AND CREATIVE REUSE: THREE STORIES OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Written by McQuaid, Matilda
The textile and fashion industries produce millions of tons of solid waste every year through the many processes used--from yarn production, weaving, knitting, dyeing and finishing, to apparel construction, quality inspection and unsold goods--generating waste at each step.
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Cooper Hewitt | 116 Pages |
$24.95
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FLOWERS, DRAGONS & PINE TREES: ASIAN TEXTILES IN THE COLLECTION OF THE SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART

Written by Dusenberry, Mary
Written for both specialist and general audiences, this stunning volume places new research within a comprehensive socio-historic context, including information on technique, production, iconography, function, patronage, and trade. Five maps, a glossary, and catalogue of the complete collection are included.
November 1, 2004 | Hardcover | Hudson Hills Press | 312 Pages |
$34.95
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BITTEN BY WITCH FEVER: WALLPAPER & ARSENIC IN THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY HOME

Written by Hawksley, Lucinda
In Germany, in 1814, Wilhelm Sattler created an extremely toxic arsenic and verdigris compound pigment, Schweinfurt green-known also as Paris, Vienna, or emerald green-which became an instant favorite amongst designers and manufacturers the world over, thanks to its versatility in creating enduring yellows, vivid greens, and brilliant blues.
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$45.00

TEXTILES OF THE BANJARA: CLOTH AND CULTURE OF A WANDERING TRIBE

Written by McLaughlin, Tim
The Banjara, - an ethnic group composed of semi-nomadic tribes found throughout the Indian subcontinent, are renowned for their highly colorful textiles. Embellished with mirrors, shells, and intricate embroidery, Banjara work displays a surprisingly modern aesthetic.
March 14, 2016 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 192 Pages |
$50.00

RED AND WHITE QUILTS: INFINITE VARIETY: PRESENTED BY THE AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM

Written by Rose, Joanna S
This significant catalog is a highly detailed look at the world's most celebrated collection of red and white quilts. Like the Log Cabin or Baltimore-style, the red and white quilt is a hugely popular genre of quilting.
September 22, 2015 | Hardcover | Skira Rizzoli |
$60.00
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CARPETS OF AFGHANISTAN

Written by Parsons, Richard D
- A veritable feast of carpets and rugs, all with their attendant tribal origins and motifs vividly explained - Afghan rugs, which are instantly appealing due to their traditional colours and bold designs, open up a whole vista for the collectorCarpets of Afghanistan is without a doubt one of the most detailed analysis of Afghanistan rug production ever published.
October 14, 2016 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 224 Pages |
$75.00

BLOCK PRINTED TEXTILES OF INDIA: IMPRINTS OF CULTURE

Written by Edwards, Eiluned
- Block Printed Textiles of India: Imprints of Culture describes how one of the subcontinent's foremost crafts has created a visual identity in India and has also been a significant source of revenue through centuries of international trade- The book analyzes with the help of lavish illustrations the evolution of block prints and its march from regional and caste-based wardrobes in the subcontinen
April 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Niyogi Books | 376 Pages |
$75.00
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PRINTED TEXTILE DESIGN

Written by Briggs-Goode, Amanda
This book explains the fundamentals of printed textile design, from design brief through to the completed collection, and introduces the basics of color, drawing, composition, and repeat with a series of step-by-step exercises and examples. Printed Textile Design helps to demystify the design process and provides an invaluable guide to the study and practice of textile design.
October 22, 2013 | Paperback | Laurence King | 208 Pages |
$40.00
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TEXTILES OF INDONESIA AT THE TROPENMUSEUM

Written by Van Hout, I C
The Tropenmuseum Amsterdam houses about 12,000 textile objects that were collected over a period of 160 years. The majority of the objects were amassed during the time that Indonesia was a Dutch colony, the former Netherlands-Indies.
January 1, 2018 | Hardcover | LM Publishers | 184 Pages |
$45.00
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C.F.A. VOYSEY: ARTS & CRAFTS DESIGNER

Written by Livingstone, Karen
C. F. A. Voysey (1857-1941) advocated honest and thoughtful design, believed in high standards of craftsmanship, and encouraged the use of only the finest materials. His simple, elegant work--often enhanced by highly symbolic decoration--was considered revolutionary in his time and continues to enchant today.
March 29, 2016 | Hardcover | Victoria & Albert Museum | 419 Pages |
$65.00

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