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Paperback. Learn the fascinating history of a distinct style of needlework fashionable in Victorian America from approximately 1877 to 1912. Read how it began, learn the techniques used to create it, and gain detailed information to identify it. This is the compelli Num Pages: 160 pages, 260 color & 133 b/w photos. BIC Classification: AFW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 275 x 13. Weight in Grams: 790.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764329067
ISBN
9780764329067

€ 36.99
€ 31.11

Paperback. A reference guide to the structural and design features of oriental rugs and carpets, illuminating the history and essential elements of each pattern. Descriptions of key characteristics appear with an area-by-area appraisal of the quality of modern production. Num Pages: 352 pages, 800 illustrations, 400 in colour. BIC Classification: 1DV; 1F; 1QDA; AFWD; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 249 x 300 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1832.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500276648
ISBN
9780500276648

€ 37.99
€ 22.31

Hardcover. Comprises more than 1,000 images that highlight the beauty, subtlety, simplicity or complexity of textiles created around the world. This title illuminates the ways in which structure or surface decoration or embellishment enhance this most tactile of arts. Num Pages: 568 pages, 1058 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: AFW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 237 x 52. Weight in Grams: 3280.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500516454
ISBN
9780500516454

€ 74.99
€ 60.32

Hardcover. Num Pages: 144 pages, 16 colour and 24 bw illus. BIC Classification: AFW; AKTX; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 169. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472569417
ISBN
9781472569417

€ 79.20

Hardcover. The design revolutions of the early 20th century were woven into the very fabric of the carpets and rugs of that era. This book charts the evolution of carpet design out of the floral effusions of the Victorian salons and into the angular elegance of Art Deco and bold abstraction of Modernism popularized by the machine age. Num Pages: 224 pages, 250 illustrations, 149 in colour. BIC Classification: ACXD3; AFWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 299 x 225 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1424.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500517956
ISBN
9780500517956

€ 38.99
€ 28.47

Paperback. BIC Classification: 1FKA; ACQ; AFW; AGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714124872
ISBN
9780714124872

€ 13.99
€ 11.61

Hardcover. Textile artists have always used found objects, both for decoration and to imbue their work with meaning, and recently the practice has become even more popular. Cas Holmes is renowned for her use of 'the found', and her many-layered, atmospheric pieces have been shown around the world. Num Pages: 128 pages, 110 Illustrations. BIC Classification: AFW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 226 x 17. Weight in Grams: 826.
Publisher
Anova Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906388461
ISBN
9781906388461

€ 38.44

Hardcover. Explores contemporary carpet design from a practitioner's viewpoint. This book introduces the traditional methods that create the carpets, and how the conventions can be manipulated to create stunning effects. It shows the steps - from inspiration to making, that lie behind any design. Num Pages: 192 pages, 167 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: AFWD; AKP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 257 x 342 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1714.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500518052
ISBN
9780500518052

€ 48.99
€ 35.28

Hardcover. Num Pages: 688 pages, 750 colour and 56 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1FB; AFW; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 270 x 210. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
688
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857853974
ISBN
9780857853974

€ 208.42

Hardcover. From booties and scarves to art and fashion, this work addresses knitting as art, craft, design, fashion and performance, and as an aspect of the everyday. It investigates not merely why knitting is so popular now but also the reasons why knitting has such longevity. Num Pages: 288 pages, 40 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: AFW; JFCK; WFBS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 239 x 163 x 22. Weight in Grams: 570.
Publisher
Berg Publishers
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845205911
ISBN
9781845205911

€ 89.71

Paperback. "A fascinating history of .. [a craft] that preceded and made possible civilization itself." -New York Times Book Review Num Pages: 336 pages, photographs, drawings. BIC Classification: AFW; HBTB; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 139 x 201 x 22. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393313482
ISBN
9780393313482

€ 20.99
€ 20.36

Hardcover. African textiles are patterned with stories that range far beyond the time of the creation or the lifetime of their creator. In Africa, cloth is used to commemorate important events, people or political struggles that in other parts of the world might be recorded in writing. This book offers an insight into the living history of Africa. Num Pages: 256 pages, col. ill. BIC Classification: 1H; AFW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 277 x 244 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1682. 256 pages, col. ill. African textiles are patterned with stories that range far beyond the time of the creation or the lifetime of their creator. In Africa, cloth is used to commemorate important events, people or political struggles that in other parts of the world might be recorded in writing. This book offers an insight into the living history of Africa. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1H; AFW. Dimension: 277 x 244 x 27. Weight: 1660.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714115597
ISBN
9780714115597

€ 38.99
€ 28.06

Paperback. This book tells the story of this unique undertaking - one of the biggest community arts projects ever to take place in Scotland - and reproduces in full colour a selection of the panels from the completed tapestry, together with descriptive and explanatory material Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; AFWH; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 190 x 8. Weight in Grams: 362.
Publisher
Birlinn General United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780271330
ISBN
9781780271330

€ 13.99
€ 13.13

Paperback. Carpets from Islamic lands have been treasured for centuries on nearly every continent on earth. This book features more than forty carpets held in the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, along with several important pre-Islamic carpet fragments. Num Pages: 176 pages, 140 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QFM; AFWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 276 x 219 x 16. Weight in Grams: 944.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500970430
ISBN
9780500970430

€ 25.99
€ 19.72

Paperback. Produced from plants by a process akin to alchemy, indigo has a unique chemistry that renders it compatible with all natural fibres. This title is the story of a commodity that has been central to international trade and textile production for centuries, across time and cultures. Num Pages: 272 pages, 200 illustrations, 150 in colour. BIC Classification: AFW; TDCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 278 x 223 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1150. Egyptian Mummies to Blue Jeans. 272 pages, 200 illustrations, 150 in colour. Produced from plants by a process akin to alchemy, indigo has a unique chemistry that renders it compatible with all natural fibres. This title is the story of a commodity that has been central to international trade and textile production for centuries, across time and cultures. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AFW; TDCJ. Dimension: 278 x 223 x 18. Weight: 1158.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714150963
ISBN
9780714150963

€ 23.00
€ 19.75

Hardcover. This attractive series reveals the V&A's spectacular and extensive pattern collections. Each title in the series includes a free CD of high resolution images. Spitalfields Silks displays delightful floral designs alongside quirky, stikingly modern silks, all produced in eighteenth-century London. Series: V&A Pattern. Num Pages: 80 pages, 80 colour. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JF; AFW; AKT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 136 x 11. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
V & A Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
80
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Har/Cdr
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851776351
ISBN
9781851776351

€ 9.65

Hardcover. The V&A has the world's most important collection of nineteenth-century temple hangings from South India, but only one of the smaller pieces has ever been published. For the first time these amazing objects have been documented and made public. BIC Classification: 1FKA; AFWH; AGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 291 x 226 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1252.
Publisher
V & A Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851778676
ISBN
9781851778676

€ 38.99
€ 38.64

Paperback. Just because your granny is old doesn't mean she is having a boring time! This granny is full of energy - in fact, it wasn't until her eighties that she started really having fun. She's learnt to tap-dance, has tried to fly, learnt magician's tricks, and plays regularly in a football team amongst many other things. Num Pages: 128 pages, 130 illustrations. BIC Classification: AFW; WFB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 276 x 216 x 10. Weight in Grams: 542. 128 pages, 130 illustrations. Just because your granny is old doesn't mean she is having a boring time! This granny is full of energy - in fact, it wasn't until her eighties that she started really having fun. She's learnt to tap-dance, has tried to fly, learnt magician's tricks, and plays regularly in a football team amongst many other things. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AFW; WFB. Dimension: 276 x 216 x 10. Weight: 542.
Publisher
Batsford
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906388348
ISBN
9781906388348

€ 19.99
€ 15.60

Hardcover. Num Pages: 176 pages, 483 colour & 10 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1KBBEP; AFWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 289 x 290 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1168.
Publisher
Schiffer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764351099
ISBN
9780764351099

€ 41.99
€ 35.11

Hardcover. The so-called chasuble of Thomas Becket (1118-1170) is one of the most magnificent medieval textiles in the Mediterranean region. Richly illustrated with details, this volume investigates the meaning of the inscriptions and motifs, examines manufacturing techniques and the function of the chasuble, and traces its "biography". Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: ACK; AFW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 300. .
Publisher
Hirmer Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9783777425191
ISBN
9783777425191

€ 97.78
€ 73.70

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