Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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EARLY ISLAMIC TEXTILES FROM ALONG THE SILK ROAD: THE AL-SABAH COLLECTION, KUWAIT

Written by Spuhler, Friedrich
The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, holds a spectacular array of ancient textiles created in Islamic lands, mostly from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries, and traded along the Silk Road, the network of ancient trade routes that linked China, Central Asia, and Byzantium for more than 1,500 years.
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 416 Pages |
$95.00
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MAKING OF MARTHE ARMITAGE ARTIST & PATTERNMAKER

Written by Alison Harley
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March 5, 2021 | Hardcover | Graphical House |
$68.95
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LENORE TAWNEY: MIRROR OF THE UNIVERSE

Recent years have seen an enormous surge of interest in fiber arts, with works made of thread on display in art museums around the world.
September 18, 2019 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 304 Pages |
$45.00
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AFRICAN APPAREL: THREADED TRANSFORMATIONS ACROSS THE 20TH CENTURY

Written by Ryan, MacKenzie Moon
- Accompanies a major exhibition at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College (18 January-15 May 2020)- Essential reading for those interested in African textiles, jewelry, clothing, history, and cultural studies- Includes unpublished artworks from across the African continentFeaturing African textiles, clothing, headwear, and jewelry, this book celebrates African dress as a product of global
February 11, 2020 | Paperback | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 112 Pages |
$35.00
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BALUCHARS: THE WOVEN NARRATIVE SILKS OF BENGAL

Written by Dhamija, Jasleen
The historic Baluchar textiles of Bengal are a testament to a unique weaving tradition. Composed of the finest silk, these textiles were painstakingly woven with intricate figurative and decorative patterns. They represent more than just a textile tradition. They are a window into the socio-cultural set-up of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.-This lavishly decorated book, featuring around 200 photographs, delineates the rich and varied history of Baluchar textiles, especially the saris -The very town that this wonderful sari bears the name of - Baluchar - is now gone, but the Baluchar sari is still alive, and is continuing to come off looms.
July 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Niyogi Books | 244 Pages |
$65.00
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CARPETS OF AFGHANISTAN

Written by Parsons, Richard D
Carpets of Afghanistan is without a doubt one of the most detailed analysis of Afghanistan rug production ever published.
July 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 224 Pages |
$40.00
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PILLOW GEOGRAPHY: DREAMING ACROSS AMERICA

Written by Swan, Carmel
Since 2000, the husband-and-wife duo, Carmel and Terrell Swan of catstudio have woven together their spirit of wanderlust and mutual appreciation for art, design, and craftsmanship into decorative textile-works inspired by vintage souvenir pillows of the 30s and 40s.
October 17, 2019 | Hardcover | G Editions LLC | 256 Pages |
$75.00
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CLOTH THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: THE ART AND FASHION OF INDIAN CHINTZ

The story of India's exuberantly colored textiles that made their mark on design, technology, and trade around the world Chintz, a type of multicolored printed or painted cotton cloth, originated in India yet exerted influence far beyond its home shores: it became a driving force of the spice trade in the East Indies, and it attracted European merchants, who by the 17th century were im
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 The Pattern and Decoration movement emerged in the 1970s as an embrace of long-dismissed art forms associated with the decorative. Pioneering artists such as Miriam Schapiro (1923-2015), Joyce Kozloff (b. 1942), Robert Kushner (b.
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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