Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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SILK: FIBER, FABRIC, AND FASHION

Written by Allen-Johnstone, Claire
Silk reveals a breathtaking selection of fabric and fiber dating from antiquity to the early twenty-first century. Structured by technique, this outstanding new survey draws on the exceptional collections of London's Victoria and Albert Museum and shows the nest aesthetic and technical achievements of artisans, designers, and manufacturers.
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson |
$95.00
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TALE OF WARP AND WEFT

This illustrated book tells the story of artists Brad Davis and Janis Provisor and their discovery of the ancient practice of carpet weaving in China. This book provides a fascinating look at the intricate transformation of a watercolor painting to a beautiful silk carpet, examining the step-by-step process that led to a revolutionary painterly style in modern carpet design and manufact
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications |
$75.00
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S IS FOR STYLE: THE SCHUMACHER BOOK OF DECORATION

Written by Caponigro, Dara
Are you High Style or Boho, or maybe Happy Modern or Trad with a Twist? The legendary fabrics and wallpapers house of Schumacher shows how you can use their iconic prints and patterns to create a variety of beautiful, chic interiors in the style that most suits you. ***This book is being published with three uniquely patterned covers.
September 8, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 336 Pages |
$75.00
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VELVET ON MY MIND, VELVET ON MY LOOM: VELVET WEAVING PAST & PRESENT (REVISED)

Written by Landry, Wendy
For over one thousand years, velvet textiles were woven by hand with great ingenuity and artistry. This book recounts a transcontinental story of their development into one of the most beautiful, luxurious, and economically important products of the medieval and Renaissance periods, in constant demand at courts throughout Europe and Asia.
June 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Schiffer Craft | 280 Pages |
$70.00
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INSPIRING FASHION: TEXTILE REVOLUTIONS BY PREMIÈRE VISION

Written by Première Vision
How fashion becomes fashion: innovations in textiles The Premi.re Vision group has been a source of inspiration for fashion professionals the world over for 45 years, constantly inspiring and making sense of the latest trends.
March 10, 2020 | Hardcover | La Martiniere/Abrams | 240 Pages |
$55.00
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SHODDY: FROM DEVIL'S DUST TO THE RENAISSANCE OF RAGS

Written by Shell, Hanna Rose
The history of modern-day old clothes recycling begins with a thing called shoddy. Starting in the early 1800s, shoddy was the name given to a new material made from reclaimed wool, and to one of the earliest forms of industrial recycling. Old rags and leftover fabric clippings were ground to bits by a machine known as "the devil" and then re-used.
September 3, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 272 Pages |
$25.00
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CRAFTLAND JAPAN

Written by Zettl, Katharina
Generations of artisans in Japan have forged and refined their crafts to become the envy of the world. Each of the country's regions are renowned for specific traditions relating to local materials and the natural world in which they are produced.
May 12, 2020 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 288 Pages |
$39.95
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RUTH ADLER SCHNEE: MODERN DESIGNS FOR LIVING

The first monograph on American midcentury textile pioneer and interior designer Ruth Adler Schnee
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Cranbrook Art Museum | 224 Pages |
$50.00
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INDIENNES

Written by Helen Bieri
Indiennes are printed or painted cotton fabrics that made their way from India to Europe in the 16th century. Soon French and Swiss companies were imitating these fabrics. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Indiennes inspired enthusiasm throughout Europe and for almost two centuries made a lasting mark on society, the economy and fashion here.
January 1, 2019 | Paperback | Christoph Merian Verlag |
$49.50
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PERSIAN CARPET: THE FORGOTTEN YEARS 1722-1872

Written by Maktabi, Hadi
-Shedding light on a forgotten age of the Persian carpet, this publication offers a complete reassessment of weaving in the period 1722-1872 in Iran, featuring many previously unpublished pieces in full color This publication sets out to investigate a significant yet overlooked era of carpet weaving in Iran.
September 16, 2019 | Hardcover | Hali Publications Ltd | 304 Pages |
$75.00

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