Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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ART IS THE CLOTH: HOW TO LOOK AT AND UNDERSTAND TAPESTRIES

Written by Sidore, Micala
A colorful guided tour from an expert, enabling weavers, textile lovers, and art lovers to notice and appreciate what tapestries can do and how they do it. This guide from expert tapestry weaver and historian Sidore gives how-to strategies enabling weavers and nonweavers to notice and appreciate the meaning of these artworks.
July 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Schiffer Craft | 224 Pages |
$45.00
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MODERN KYOTO PATTERN

Written by 並木誠士
キモノや浴衣、インテリアなどへ向けた昭和の図案約240点収録機械捺染機の輸入と発展により、大量生産が可能になった染色業界。とくに京都では1950年代から1970年代を中心に、和柄からポップなデザインまで、次々と新柄が生み出され生産されてきた。本書はその最盛期に図案家として活動した寺田哲朗が残した、膨大な図案の中から約240点を収録。デザインの移り変わりとともに、時代の変遷を追いかけてゆく。京都工芸繊維大学美術工芸資料館所蔵◉収録図案のテーマ紹介◉・図案に見る匠の技−絣や絞りなど、図案家が描く緻密なデザイン−・図案に見る世相−戦争を背景に生まれた時局柄−・海を超えた輸出向けデザイン
April 1, 2020 | Paperback | 青幻舎 |
$23.50
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GUIDE TO JAPANESE KATAGAMI DESIGNS

Written by 加茂瑞穂
Katagami stencils are made by treating handmade Japanese paper with fermented persimmon tannin and are carved in a stunning variety of designs, which are mainly used for dyeing kimono fabric. This book includes around 180 examples selected from a collection held by Kyotech, whose predecessor company, founded in 1933, was the largest producer and seller of katagami in Kyoto.
April 20, 2020 | | 青幻舎 | 335 Pages |
$23.50
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V&A PATTERN: WILLIAM MORRIS

Written by Linda, Parry
A source of inspiration for designers from William Morris to Alexander McQueen, the V&A holds over three million designs for textiles, decorations, wallpapers and prints.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Victoria & Albert Museum | 80 Pages |
$11.95
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TRUE COLORS: WORLD MASTERS OF NATURAL DYES AND PIGMENTS

Written by Recker, Keith
True Colors is about artists who create color from natural materials and about the historical importance and environmental sustainability of this practice. All new content in this revised edition features Heartwear, a collaborative of artists and fashion designers who have created and supported indigo-dyeing projects from Benin to Morocco to India and beyond.
October 1, 2020 | Paperback | Thrums, LLC | 252 Pages |
$36.95
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ABORIGINAL SCREEN-PRINTED TEXTILES FROM AUSTRALIA'S TOP END

Written by Barrkman, Joanna
Aboriginal Screen-Printed Textiles from Australia's Top End presents the work of contemporary Australian textile artists working at five Aboriginal-owned art centers in the Northern Territory: Tiwi Design, Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association, Injalak Arts and Crafts Aboriginal Corporation, Bábbarra Women's Centre, and Merrepen Arts, Culture and Language.
June 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Fowler Museum at UCLA | 334 Pages |
$60.00
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DRESSED WITH DISTINCTION: GARMENTS FROM OTTOMAN SYRIA

Written by Vogelsang-Eastwood, Gillian
For hundreds of years, skilled craftspeople in the Syrian centers of Aleppo, Damascus, and Homs produced intricately woven textiles for the royal courts, worldly merchants, and elite Bedouin families of the Ottoman Empire. City dwellers were renowned for wearing brightly colored silk garments that glittered with gold and silver threads.
March 31, 2020 | Paperback | Fowler Museum at UCLA | 80 Pages |
$30.00
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ART OF TAPESTRY WEAVING: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MASTERING THE TECHNIQUES FOR MAKING IMAGES WITH YARN

Written by Mezoff, Rebecca
Put aside those preconceptions of dusty, medieval tapestries hanging on castle walls! Tapestry weaving has a whole new look, and fiber enthusiasts of all levels are eager to try their hand at creating images with yarn.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Storey Publishing | 320 Pages |
$35.00
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TEXTILES OF INDIA

Written by Neumann, Heidi
This magnificently illustrated and deeply researched volume takes the reader on a journey throughout the Indian subcontinent to explore the history and traditions of its textiles. India's rich and vibrant textile tradition boasts an enormous range of techniques and extraordinary level of artistry.
November 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$95.00
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MODERN FABRIC: TWENTY-FIVE DESIGNERS ON THEIR INSPIRATION AND CRAFT

Written by Poole, Amelia
Step inside the studios of today's modern fabric design stars from around the world. From the bold florals of Kaffe Fassett to the subtle patterning of Naomi Ito to the retro style of design collective Ruby Star Society, Modern Fabric features a sophisticated, eclectic group of designers working in an exciting variety of techniques.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 256 Pages |
$40.00

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