Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

CHASUBLE OF THOMAS BECKET: A BIOGRAPHY

One of the most magnificent medieval textiles in the Mediterranean region is the Chasuble of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, who was murdered by the knights of King Henry II and canonized three years later by decree of the Roman Catholic Church.
December 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$120.00

CARPET AND THE CONNOISSEUR: THE JAMES F. BALLARD COLLECTION OF ORIENTAL RUGS

Following several years of extensive research, conservation, and photography, Saint Louis Art Museum's major 2016 exhibition highlights 50 carpets and two Persian pleasure tents assembled by one of the most important early twentieth-century American carpet collectors, James F. Ballard.
April 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$50.00

ENGLISH MEDIEVAL EMBROIDERY: OPUS ANGLICANUM

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).
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$75.00

PARSON GRAY TRADE QUILTS: 20 ROUGH-HEWN PROJECTS

Quilting gets a rustic modern treatment in this 20-project sewing book that celebrates American trade quilts, with touches of Native and early American influences. The timeless style of these DIY designs will inspire quilters of every skill level to make cozy style statements for their home or office.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$29.95

ODE TO COLOR: THE TEN ESSENTIAL PALETTES FOR LIVING AND DESIGN

Internationally renowned textile designer Lori Weitzner presents a novel, layered perspective on the use and significance of color in design and culture in this spectacular treasury illustrated with 225 full-color images.
December 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$50.00

FRENCH TAPESTRIES AND TEXTILES IN THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM

This lavishly-illustrated book is a survey of the Getty Museum's seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French textiles--one of the world's finest collections.
July 1, 1997 | Hardcover |
$90.00

WOVEN GOLD: TAPESTRIES OF LOUIS XIV

Meticulously woven by hand with wool, silk, and gilt-metal thread, the tapestry collection of the Sun King, Louis XIV of France, represents the highest achievements of the art form.
December 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$49.95

KAFFE FASSETT'S QUILTS IN ITALY: 20 DESIGNS FROM ROWAN FOR PATCHWORK AND QUILTING

Che bella! Kaffe's inspiration for the 20 new quilts in this book was drawn from the exquisite, richly colored villages of Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera.
August 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$27.95

PRINTED TEXTILES: BRITISH AND AMERICAN COTTONS AND LINENS 1700-1850

The Winterthur Museum's richly illustrated history of British and American fabrics made or used from 1700-1850 is a visual reference for designers and a definitive contribution to textile studies.
September 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$85.00

PERSIAN CARPET

Edwards, a leading figure in the rug business, rose to the top of his profession and became managing director of the legendary Oriental Carpet Manufacturers based in Turkey.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$75.00

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