Decorative Arts

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ART AND DECORATION: BEING EXTRACTS FROM REVIEWS AND MISCELLANIES

Written by Wilde, Oscar
The essence of Oscar Wilde's aesthetic credo: a gorgeous, pocket-sized, clothbound facsimile of a key 1920 collection
June 29, 2021 | Hardcover | Art / Books | 216 Pages |
$19.95
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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.
August 1, 2019 | Paperback | Merian, Christoph Verlag | 136 Pages |
$45.00
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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this publication offers a complete reassessment of weaving in the period 1722-1872 in Iran, featuring many previously unpublished pieces in full color This publication sets out to investigate a significant yet overlooked era of carpet weaving in Iran.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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SAM KRAMER: JEWELER ON THE EDGE

Written by Greenbaum, Toni
- A decisive chapter in American art jewelry- Author Toni Greenbaum captures Sam Kramer's spirit, intentions and humor- Previously unpublished photos of the mid-century New York art scene Despite being one of the most influential - and indeed most eccentric - of the American modernist jewelers, Sam Kramer (1913-1964) has received little recognition.
February 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH | 160 Pages |
$50.00
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EMBROIDERED TREASURES: ANIMALS: EXQUISITE NEEDLEWORK OF THE EMBROIDERERS' GUILD COLLECTION

Written by Collinge, Annette
A fabulous collection of photographs of rarely seen embroidered animals from the the Embroiderers' Guild Collection. This fantastic book showcases the prestigious Embroiderers' Guild's huge collection of embroidered animals through the ages.
March 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Search Press | 128 Pages |
$31.95
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THREAD AND FIRE: TEXTILES AND JEWELLERY FROM THE ISLES OF INDONESIA AND TIMOR

Written by McIntosh, Linda S
Features rare island artefacts Covers both Indonesian and Timorese textiles and jewelry Thread and Fire is a fascinating journey through the centuries-old trade networks that developed across a group of archipelagos along the equator. Of the 18,000 islands, more than 900 are permanently settled by over 360 ethnic groups, speaking 700 languages and dialects.
January 27, 2020 | Hardcover | River Books | 344 Pages |
$95.00
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ROYAL TREASURE: THE JAVANESE BATIK COLLECTION OF KING CHULALONGKORN OF SIAM

Lavishly produced Includes rare fabrics, over a century old, beautifully preserved Privileged view of the Royal Collection Detailed fabric design close-ups On each of his three visits to Indonesia, the Thai Monarch King Chulalongkorn returned home to Siam with pieces of handmade batik.
January 27, 2020 | Hardcover | River Books | 320 Pages |
$95.00
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OTTO PRUTSCHER: UNIVERSAL DESIGNER OF VIENNESE MODERNISM

Written by Rainald, Franz
-Monograph on the famous modernist designer Otto Prutscher -Prutscher was member of the Secession, Wiener Werkstätte and the Werkbund -Accompanies an exhibition at the Museum of Applied Arts Vienna Otto Prutscher (1880-1949) was an architect and a designer in all applied arts media, as well as an exhibition designer, teacher and member of all the important arts and crafts movements, from the Seces
September 30, 2019 | Paperback | Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH | 160 Pages |
$65.00
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MR PERCY: PORTRAIT MODELLER IN COLOURED WAX: THE MINIATURES AND TABLEAUX OF SAMUEL PERCY

Written by Ord-Hume, Ruth
- First major reference book on Samuel Percy, modeler of miniature portraits and tableaux in colored wax- Contains detailed information on Percy, as well as his contemporary modelers in Britain, Ireland and America- A chapter has been devoted to Percy's tableaux, which have never before been subjected to study- Of interest to museum and gallery curators, art historians, economic and social histori
July 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 288 Pages |
$65.00
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VOGUE THE JEWELLERY

Written by Woolton, Carol
Destined to become must-have visual sourcebooks for all those who love fashion, the Vogue Portfolio series continues with Vogue: The Jewellery by Vogue's jewellery editor, Carol Woolton.
July 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Conran Octopus | 304 Pages |
$39.99

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