Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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NUNO: VISIONARY JAPANESE TEXTILES

Written by Sudo, Reiko
Named for the word meaning "cloth" in Japanese, NUNO is one of Japan's most important textile companies. It was founded in 1984 by the legendary Junichi Arai and the company's current director, Reiko Sudo, and is recognized for weaving together tradition and cutting-edge technology.
December 14, 2021 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 380 Pages |
$75.00
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ANNA SPIRO: A LIFE IN PATTERN

Written by Spiro, Anna
Praised for her awe-inspiring ability to mix vibrant patterned fabrics, antique furniture, and collectible art, Anna Spiro has worked tirelessly throughout her design career to create compelling homes and spaces for her clients.
February 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 260 Pages |
$60.00
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FUNDAMENTALS OF PRINTED TEXTILE DESIGN

Written by Russell, Alex
In this essential introduction to contemporary printed textile design, designer and educator Alex Russell explores creative and commercial studio practice, including: - developing sophisticated skills with image and colour- how to make effective use of context in your work
November 30, 2021 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Visual Arts | 208 Pages |
$39.95
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ECO COLOUR: BOTANICAL DYES FOR BEAUTIFUL TEXTILES

Written by Flint, India
Now in paperback, an expert, highly accessible and achievable handbook of ecologically sustainable plant dye methods using renewable resources Internationally renowned dyer and artist India Flint draws on her years of experience and experimentation in natural dyeing techniques to present an expert, highly accessible and achievable handbook of ecologically sustainable plant dye methods using r
December 7, 2021 | Paperback | Murdoch Books | 240 Pages |
$41.99
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BOOK OF LOOMS: A HISTORY OF THE HANDLOOM FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE PRESENT

Written by Broudy, Eric
A heavily illustrated classic on the evolution of the handloom. The handloom--often no more than a bundle of sticks and a few lengths of cordage--has been known to almost all cultures for thousands of years. Eric Broudy places the wide variety of handlooms in their historical context. What influenced their development? How did they travel from one geographic area to another?
September 29, 2021 | Paperback | Brandeis University Press | 176 Pages |
$35.00
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PICTORIAL SILKS: CHINESE TEXTILES FROM THE UMAG COLLECTION

A beautiful showcase of silks from the Qing dynasty to the mid-twentieth century. Prized by Chinese and foreign merchants as an essential commodity along a vast trade network, silk served multiple roles throughout the ancient world: as fabric for garments, as a form of currency and method of tax payment, and as a medium and subject matter for artists and the literati.
May 17, 2021 | Paperback | Hku Museum and Art Gallery | 96 Pages |
$25.00
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SOCIAL FABRICS: INSCRIBED TEXTILES FROM MEDIEVAL EGYPTIAN TOMBS

Exploring prize textiles known as tiraz, whose meaning and materiality illuminate the interwoven communities of the medieval Islamic world Social Fabrics looks at tiraz--highly prized textiles enhanced with woven, embroidered, or painted inscriptions in Arabic--to trace the structure of medieval Egyptian society during a transformative period.
March 29, 2022 | Paperback | Harvard Art Museums | 176 Pages |
$45.00
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SHEILA HICKS: WEAVING AS METAPHOR

"I found my voice and my footing in my small work.
September 18, 2021 | Hardcover | Bard Graduate Center |
$100.00
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TUDOR TEXTILES

Written by Lynn, Eleri
A detailed study of Tudor textiles, highlighting their extravagant beauty and their impact on the royal court, fashion, and taste At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art.
September 14, 2021 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 208 Pages |
$35.00
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ENGLISH MEDIEVAL EMBROIDERY: OPUS ANGLICANUM

An introduction to the design, production and use of luxury embroideries in medieval England (c. 1200-1530) 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).
September 14, 2021 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 324 Pages |
$35.00

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