Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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CLOTH THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: THE ART AND FASHION OF INDIAN CHINTZ

This story of Indian chintz focuses on the global impact of these textiles on art, science, technology, and design--from the golden years of chintz's production to its resurgence in costume and design today.
January 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Other Distribution | 312 Pages |
$50.00
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WITH PLEASURE: PATTERN AND DECORATION IN AMERICAN ART 1972-1985

A timely and expansive survey of a groundbreaking American art movement that overturned aesthetic hierarchies in a riot of color and ornamentation
December 10, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 328 Pages |
$65.00
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BOOK OF BATIK

Written by Kerlogue, Fiona
This is the definitive study of Indonesian batik, a glorious textile art and famed cloth rich in symbolism, now in demand all over the world. With over 200 photographs, The Book of Batik explores the origins of batik, the materials and methods of production, regional traditions and differences, motifs and meanings, modern influences, batik as costume and as an art form.
March 5, 2019 | Paperback | Editions Didier Millet | 192 Pages |
$30.00
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SHEILA HICKS & THE DUTCH - WHY NOT?

Written by Victoria Anastasyadis
"The TextielMuseum is pleased to announce a major retrospective of American artist and textile pioneer Sheila Hicks (1934). Internationally renowned, thanks to her participation in numerous large solo and group exhibitions, this is her first appearance in the Netherlands for many years.
May 28, 2020 | Paperback | TextielMuseum | 56 Pages |
$21.50

ART OF WALLPAPER: COLOR, DRAW, CREATE

Written by Victoria and Albert Museum
The choice of wallpaper--an intricate floral motif, a complex repeat pattern, or a bold abstract design--can transform a room. The Art of Wallpaper showcases inspirational wallpapers from the V&A's outstanding collection, from intricate hand-drawn designs to bold, woodblocked prints, and invites readers to create designs of their own.
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 96 Pages |
$19.95

EMBROIDERY: A MAKER'S GUIDE

Written by Victoria and Albert Museum
Embroidery: A Maker's Guide contains fifteen beautiful step- by- step projects for crafters at all levels. Each one takes its cue from a different tradition, including English goldwork, Indian beetle- wing embellishment, Japanese Kogin, and Irish whitework, as well as contemporary machine embroidery.
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 176 Pages |
$24.95

PATCHWORK & QUILTING: A MAKER'S GUIDE

Written by Victoria and Albert Museum
Patchwork & Quilting: A Maker's Guide contains fifteen beautiful step- by- step projects for crafters at all levels. Each one takes its cue from a different tradition, including Indian kantha, English wholecloth quilting, Japanese boro patchwork, and the block- and strip- pieced quilts of North America, as well as appliqué traditions from Hawaii and Panama.
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 176 Pages |
$24.95
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BORO - RAGS AND TATTERS FROM THE FAR NORTH OF JAPAN

Written by 小出由紀子
On the northernmost tip of the main island of Japan an astonishing textile aesthetic has been operating for many years, called 'boro (rags) stichery.' Born out of desperate necessity, this intricate needlework has remained largely unknown because of its embarrassing associations with poverty, but can now also be explained as a loving frugality towards cloth and sewing techniques.
January 7, 2009 | Paperback | Asupekuto | 128 Pages |
$48.50
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FLOWERING DESERT: TEXTILES FROM SINDH

Written by Askari, Nasreen
A lavishly illustrated volume of Pakistani textiles of extraordinary colour and vibrancy from one of the most arid areas on Earth. The Flowering Desert: Textiles from Sindh focuses on a private collection of textiles from Sindh, Pakistan, which, according to some scholars, was the crucible in which the textile traditions of Gujarat and Rajasthan were forged.
November 27, 2019 | Hardcover | Paul Holberton Publishing | 160 Pages |
$45.00
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SOURCING IDEAS FOR TEXTILE DESIGN: RESEARCHING COLOUR, SURFACE, STRUCTURE, TEXTURE AND PATTERN

Written by Stevenson, Frances
A visual goldmine for designers of original print, weave and embellishment, Sourcing Ideas for Textile Design will help you generate new ideas, develop them methodically and finally create beautifully designed textiles.
February 6, 2020 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Visual Arts | 168 Pages |
$26.95

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