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Flower Power: Prints from the 1960s
Flower Power
Prints from the 1960s
Paperback      ISBN: 0764306758
Oriental Rugs Today: A Guide to the Best New Carpets from the East
Oriental Rugs Today
A Guide to the Best New Carpets from the East
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1893163466
The History of the Patchwork Quilt: Origins, Traditions and Symbols of a Textile Art
The History of the Patchwork Quilt
Origins, Traditions and Symbols of a Textile Art
Paperback      ISBN: 0887401368
William Morris
William Morris
Hardcover      ISBN: 1783612134
William Morris was an outstanding character of many talents and an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. William Morris Masterpieces of Art offers a survey of his life and work alongside stunning decorative works.
The Saltillo Sarape
The Saltillo Sarape
      SKU: 281AKJ1019945
Rugs of the Caucasus
Rugs of the Caucasus
Hardcover      ISBN: 0915977842
The catalogue and companion is for an exhibition at the Museum from January to April 2014. The introduction by Berbrugge sets the geographical, historical and cultural context. The 11 rugs made during the 19th century, are from Azerbaijan, Armenia, southwestern Persia, and elsewhere in the Caucasus Mountains of Central Asia. Each article includes one color photograph of the whole rug and another showing details of the pattern. The approximate date and place of origin are noted, along with size and material or materials. Then features of the rug are described and their significance discussed. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Silks For Thrones and Altars
Silks For Thrones and Altars
Paperback      ISBN: 2951883617
SILKS FOR THRONES AND ALTARS presents 77 Chinese textiles from the 14th through the 18th century, divided into three groups. The first group consists of clothing and furnishing fabrics made for and used by the ruling elite of China. Regardless of their dates or the ethnic origins of various dynastic rulers, these trappings of nobility served the political and social goals of those in power. The second group contains Chinese silks found beyond the borders of the empire, specifically in Tibet, Japan, and Western Europe. The presence of Chinese luxury in a foreign context, whether the result of commerce or diplomacy, affected local ideas of status and prestige. The last group presents textiles made for Taoist and Buddhist liturgical use. Within the Buddhist traditions of Tibet and Japan, secular textiles found new uses without losing the prestige with which they had originally been imbued. A catalog of ancient silks and robes from the collection of Myrna and Samuel Myers. Includes full-page color plates of all the pieces.
Southeast Asian Textiles: Indonesia's Exquisite Diversity
Southeast Asian Textiles
Indonesia's Exquisite Diversity
Hardcover      ISBN: 0764318101
Tradition And Beyond: Handcrafted Indian Textiles
Tradition And Beyond
Handcrafted Indian Textiles
Hardcover      ISBN: 8174360840
The outstanding textiles represented in this book were displayed at the Visvakarma series of exhibitions and have a wide-ranging vocabulary of design, technical skill and aesthetic brilliance. Written and edited by renowned names in textile design, this book is, indeed, a treasure for both the textile aficionado and designer.
Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers & Pictorial Needlework 1650-1850
Girlhood Embroidery
American Samplers & Pictorial Needlework 1650-1850
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394550099