Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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BARRON & LARCHER TEXTILE DESIGNERS

Written by Burns, Sarah
- The story of pioneering modernist designer-makers Phylis Barron and Dorothy Larcher- Explores how Barron and Larcher built a hand-printed textile business that counted Coco Chanel and the Duke of Westminster among its clients- Includes historic and contemporary illustrations, and text contributions from interior designer Kit Kemp and design writer Alan Powers "A design isn't dozens of little obj
October 29, 2018 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 144 Pages |
$49.95
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LACE IN FLANDERS: HISTORY AND CONTEMPORARY ART

Written by Bruggeman, Martine
- This official catalog of the World Lace Congress in Bruges is a unique reference work for enthusiasts and professionals- Lace is a growing trend in interior design, fashion and design"The charm of lace in portraits of royalty and nobility, the clergy and the bourgeoisie is still a source of amazement. Pieces of lace from the past evoke wonder and admiration.
December 10, 2018 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers | 320 Pages |
$75.00
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KNOTS: ART & HISTORY: THE BERLIN CARPET COLLECTION

Written by Baselin, Anna
Presenting 45 of the most unique carpets from The Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Skira | 224 Pages |
$45.00
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INES DOUJAK & JOHN BARKER: LOOMSHUTTLES, WARPATHS: 2010-2018

Written by Ines Doujak
Loom Shuttles, Warpaths is a visual study of textiles and their global history--a history that is characterized by cultural, class and gender conflict, and one that sheds light on the asymmetrical relationships between Europe and Latin America, as exemplified by the production and culture of Andean textiles.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Spector Books | 344 Pages |
$55.00
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WEAVING MODERNISM: POSTWAR TAPESTRY BETWEEN PARIS AND NEW YORK

Written by Wells, K L H
An unprecedented study that reveals tapestry's role as a modernist medium and a model for the movement's discourse on both sides of the Atlantic in the decades following World War II With a revelatory analysis of how the postwar French tapestry revival provided a medium for modern art and a model for its discourse and marketing on both sides of the Atlantic, Weaving Modernism pr
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 280 Pages |
$65.00
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MINIATURE QUILTS: 15 JAPANESE-INSPIRED DESIGNS WITH APPLIQUÉ AND SILK

Written by Frydl, Kumiko
Create fifteen exquisitely detailed miniature quilts with expert guidance from Kumiko Frydl, acclaimed quilt artist. Acclaimed quilt artist Kumiko Frydl demonstrates her knowledge and talent in this book which demonstrates a variety of quilting techniques.
March 5, 2019 | Paperback | Search Press | 80 Pages |
$19.95
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TEXTILES OF JAPAN

Written by Jackson, Anna
From rugged Japanese firemen's ceremonial robes and austere rural work-wear to colorful, delicately-patterned cotton kimonos, this lavishly illustrated volume explores Japan's rich tradition of textiles. Textiles are an eloquent form of cultural expression and of great importance in the daily life of a people, as well as in their rituals and ceremonies.
January 29, 2019 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$95.00
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TENTMAKERS OF CAIRO: EGYPT'S MEDIEVAL AND MODERN APPLIQUE CRAFT

Written by Bowker, Sam
An expansive and captivating history of an often overlooked traditional art--Egyptian Streets In the crowded center of Historic Cairo lies a covered market lined with wonderful textiles sewn by hand in brilliant colors and intricate patterns. This is the Street of the Tentmakers, the home of the Egyptian appliqué art known as khayamiya.
October 16, 2018 | Paperback | American University in Cairo Press | 292 Pages |
$24.95
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COMPLETE PATTERN DIRECTORY: 1500 DESIGNS FROM ALL AGES AND CULTURES

Written by Wilhide, Elizabeth
An essential resource for any designer, crafter, artist, or historian, The Complete Pattern Dictionary is the most comprehensive, practical, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, covering all periods, styles, and cultures. Throughout history, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, color, and scale.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers |
$50.00
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RENAISSANCE SPLENDOR: CATHERINE MEDICI'S VALOIS TAPESTRIES

Written by Wieseman, Marjorie E
Featuring detailed scenes of court pageantry and life-size portraits of members of the French Valois dynasty woven in wool, silk, and precious metal-wrapped threads, the Valois Tapestries are one of the most extravagant sets of hangings produced in the 16th century.
January 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Cleveland Museum of Art | 96 Pages |
$40.00

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