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Image for Ancient Peruvian Textiles from the Collection of the Textile Museum Washington D.C. The Museum of Primitive Art New York

Ancient Peruvian Textiles from the Collection of the Textile Museum Washington D.C. The Museum of Primitive Art New York

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, The Museum of Primitive Art,: 1965

Seller ID: 145611

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Exhibition catalog featuring textiles from Paracus, Nazca, Tiahuanaco, Central Coast, and Incan cultures. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Illustrated in black and white. View more info

Image for Zawa Zawa:  The Murmur of the Unknown

Zawa Zawa: The Murmur of the Unknown

By: Flam, Jack D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Nuno Corporation: 1999

Seller ID: 145819

ISBN: 0912298731

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Color photographs. 8 3/4"w x 9 7/8"h. Four Lyrics By Arto Lindsay View more info

Image for A Baker's Dozen:  Baby, Baby, Baby

A Baker's Dozen: Baby, Baby, Baby

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: West Hartford, CT, Handweaver's Guild of America: 1984

Seller ID: 140799

Condition: Very Good


A paper portfolio containing thirteen 8 1/2" x 11" single sheets (some, printed on both sides), each with a weaving pattern developed as baby gifts by thirteen weavers, and one introductory sheet. The gifts are a Carrier for Baby, Cover for Baby, Shawl, Ribbons, Blanket, Grow Chart, Christening Dress, Christening Costume, Wallhanging, Cuddly Lamb, Bibs, More Bibs, and a Quilt. The folder shows edge wear and some creases and closes with a button and thread style fastener. View more info

Image for Baker's Dozen:  Tablemats and Beyond, A

Baker's Dozen: Tablemats and Beyond, A

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: West Hartford, CT, Handweaver's Guild of America: 1985

Seller ID: 140801

Condition: Very Good


A paper portfolio containing thirteen 8 1/2" x 11" single sheets (some printed on both sides), each with a weaving pattern developed for tablemats, and two introductory sheets. The projects included are Patterned Mats, Plain Weave Mat, Plain Weave Mat - with a Twist, Striped Mat - Plain & Twill, Two Potholders, Double Weave Mat on a Rosepath Threading, Checked Mat, Linen Mat, Table Protecting Mat, Modified Swarthmore Lace Mat, Heavy Mat, Checked Mat in Huck, and Scandinavian Squares. The folder shows edge wear and some creases and closes with a button and thread style fastener. Pr... View more info

Image for Fabric of the Hills: The Interwoven Story of Textiles and the Landscape of the South Pennines

Fabric of the Hills: The Interwoven Story of Textiles and the Landscape of the South Pennines

By: N/A

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Standing Conference of South Pennine Authorities: 1989

Seller ID: 141057

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Unpaginated, about 80 pages, each with a b&w photo and text. Contents include In the beginning: geological origins and rural traditions of the Pennines; Domestic calm before industrial storm: the domestic textile industry; Early mills and improveed machines; from weavers cottage to powered mill; The great industrial revolution : muck and brass; Twenteith century changes: one more chapter in teh Pennine saga. Map at back... View more info

Image for Baker's Dozen: From Rags to..., A

Baker's Dozen: From Rags to..., A

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: West Hartford, CT, Handweaver's Guild of America: 1985

Seller ID: 140802

Condition: Very Good


A paper portfolio containing thirteen 8 1/2" x 11" single sheets (some printed on both sides), each with a weaving pattern using any discarded or new textiles by thirteen weavers, and an introductory pamphlet. The projects included are Rag Rugs, Rag Weave, Rugs, Bath Mat, Bags, Skirt, Vests, Kimono Jacket, Vest made from Jeans, and Table Mats. The folder shows edge wear and some creases and closes with a button and thread style fastener. Previous owner's name on cover. No date given - circa 1985. View more info

Image for Eight Prints from the Metropolitan Museum Colorprint Series, 1928

Eight Prints from the Metropolitan Museum Colorprint Series, 1928

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1928

Seller ID: 144775

Condition: Good


Eight loose plates mounted on cardstock from the Metropolitan Museum Colorprint Series. The plates appear to be parts of incomplete sets and are 8 3/8"w x 10 3/8" high, mounted on 9 7/8"w x 13"h cardstock, some of which shows spots and discoloration. All in a tattered paper portfolio. View more info

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Aymara Weavings

By: Adelson, Laurie

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Inst Pr: 1983

Seller ID: 136800

ISBN: 0865280223

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 159 pages. Slightly soiled white cover. Many color photos. 7 1/2"w x 10 1/4"h. View more info

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A Monograph on Silk Fabrics

By: Ali, A. Yusef

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Calico Museum of Textiles: 1974

Seller ID: 145136

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. A bit musty smelling. A re-print of the monograph originally published in 1900 on silk fabrics produced in the Northwestern Provinces and Oudh. Compiled by A. Yusuf Ali. 124 pages. 8 5/8"w x 11"h. Black and white and color illustrations. Fold-out chart. Covers silk manufacture and industry and includes a chapter on silk in folklore and literatue. View more info

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Tablet Weaving

By: Ann Sutton; Pat Holtom

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Centre, MA, Charles T. Branford: 1975

Seller ID: 135751

ISBN: 0823150453

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 104 pages. 7 7/8"w x 8 1/8"h. 4 color plates; 90 b&w photographs, 85 diagrams. Tablet weaving is an ancient method of making braids without using a loom. View more info

Image for Traditions in Japanese Design: Volume I Kacho: Bird and Flower Motifs

Traditions in Japanese Design: Volume I Kacho: Bird and Flower Motifs

By: Arakawa, Hirokazu, et al

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1967

Seller ID: 128913

Condition: Good


"Whether in architecture, interior decoration, pottery, metalwork, textiles or gardens, the design concepts of Japan's artists and craftsmen have exerted a profound influence on form and ornamentation around the world." Back cover is impacted at corners, causing a visible though slight bend, not affecting page block more than a little tweak at extreme lower corner of the last 80 pages. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Some transfer of ink from cloth cover onto interior of price-clipped dust jacket. Good reading copy. View more info

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English Romanesque Art, 1066-1200

By: Arts Council Staff

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated: 1984

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 134439

ISBN: 0297784129

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Very heavy book on glossy paper, a huge number of b&w photos, drawings, prints with a small section of color prints. Encyclopedic in scope. 416 pages. Book is from the reference section and shows very little wear. View more info

Image for Turkish Carpets: Contemporary Handmade

Turkish Carpets: Contemporary Handmade

By: Ayyildiz, Ugur

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Turkey, Net Turistik Yayinlar A.S.: 1995

Seller ID: 134529

ISBN: 9754791465

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 96 pages. An illustrated guide to contemporary Turkish carpets, region by region. Many color photos. View more info

Image for Textiles from Egypt:  4th-13th Centuries C.E.

Textiles from Egypt: 4th-13th Centuries C.E.

By: Baginski, Alisa; Amalia Tidhar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, L.A. Mayer Memorial Institute for Islamic Art: 1980

Seller ID: 145051

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. 9 3/4"w x 9 3/4"h. Slight edge wear to cover and creases to spine. View more info

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Popular Art in Britain

By: Carrington, Noel

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1945

Seller ID: 144524

Condition: Good


A small hardback with the outer spine missing. Binding is still holding together. Previous owner's name inside. 4 3/4"w x 7 1/4"h. 32 pages of text (introduction and description of plates) and 32 plates. View more info

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Patterns: New Surface Design

By: Cole Drusilla

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Laurence King: 2007

Seller ID: 139917

ISBN: 1856695050

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new with previous owner name on front end paper. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. Depicts innovative pattern designs around the world from graphics, textiles fashion, furnishings, ceramics, tiles, wallpaper and stationary. 240 pages, all color. View more info

Image for Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum

Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum

By: Conn, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, Denver Art Museum / University of Washington Press: 1979

Seller ID: 135046

ISBN: 0295956372

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 351 pages. Full brown cloth boards. Large format: 8 7/8"w x 11 3/4"h. Five hundred plates, 100 in full color, trace the flowering of many cultures--their kinships and rivalries, traditions and innovations, extravagances and austerities. View more info

Image for Handbook of Textile Fibres Vol. 2 : Man-Made Fibres

Handbook of Textile Fibres Vol. 2 : Man-Made Fibres

By: Cook, J. G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Merrow: 1984

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 131986

ISBN: 0904095401

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 723 pages. Fifth edition. Photos of Table of Contents available. Slightly bumped corner. View more info

We want to be Modern: Polish Design 1955 - 1968 from the Collection of the National Museum in Warsaw / Chcemy Byc Nowoczensni z Kolekcji Muzeum Narodowego w Warszawie

By: Damska, Anna; Frackiewicz, Anna; Maga, Anna

Price: $45.95

Publisher: National Museum in Warsaw: 2011

Seller ID: 144279

ISBN: 8371008988

Condition: Fine


Museum catalog in excellent condition in every respect. New. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 102 pages heavily illustrated with photos, prints and shots from the museum's exhibits, including sections on Furniture, Clothing, Interior Design, Textiles and Clothes, Metalwork, Jewelry, Toys, Machines and Industrial Appliances. Text is in English and Polish, includes museum brochure and two tickets. View more info

Image for Making Kimono & Japanese Clothes

Making Kimono & Japanese Clothes

By: Dobson, Jenni

Price: $37.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Batsford: 2004

Seller ID: 139670

ISBN: 0713489030

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with black cloth covers, silver print at spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book is as new. Dust jacket shows scuffing and some edge wear, no tears. The flowing silks and delicate colours of the traditional kimono provide one of the most enduring images of Japan in contemporary society. Long regarded as an art form in itself, the simple yet classic design produces beautiful garments that are elegant and timeless. Expert dressmaker and quilter Jenni... View more info