Fabrics: The Decorative Art of Textiles
2004 224 Pages (Thames & Hudson Ltd)
ISBN 13: 9780500284827 ISBN 10: 0500284822
Illustrated with vibrantly colourful and textured fabrics in 400 full-colour photographs, here is a exploration of the history, technology and lore of this most versatile design element – and a comprehensive look at the creators and designers who use fabrics to stunning effect in textiles and interiors throughout the world. With chapters devoted to individual fabrics – wool, linen, cotton, silk; decorative uses such as upholstery, bed hangings and passementerie; and contemporary clothing designers and decorators, this book covers its subject from ancient times to the present day.
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