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Textile Artists - Currently Available Books

Poster: rmhowe <magnusm@ncsu.edu>

Since you guys get so gabby about this sometimes:

Available in the current Strand Catalog
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, N.Y., N.Y. 10003-4805 1-800-366-3664

Classic Textile Designs, by Dupont-auberville, M. - Foreward by Jennifer
Harris. Upwards of 1,000 various styles of ancient, medieval, and modern
designs of textile fabrics with explanatory descriptions and a general
introduction comprise this important work wwhich was first published in
the late 19th century. These extraordinary pattern tyhpes range from the 
13th to the 18th century. From Europe to the Far and Middle East. In
Color, unpgd. '96. Studio Editions.  $15.95

When Silk was Gold: Central Asian and Chinese Textiles - by Wardwell, 
Anne - Each of the visually striking tapestries, silks, embroideries
and printed textiles is reproduced in full color, including those made
by peoples living in the borderlands of China, those produced in 
imperial workshops and traded among the Silk Road, and those created
for Bhuddist monasteries. Essays provide original scholarship over a 
range of related contexts, individual entries offer descriptions and 
technical analysis. Biblo., glossary, notes, index. 180 illus. 100 in 
full color. 220 p. '97 Abrams (p$65) $48.75

Plus domestic postage of $4.75

>From Edward R. Hamilton (no phone, really.)
Falls Village, Ct 06031-5000
Postage and handling $3 for any quantity.

Elizabethan Treasures: The Hardwick Hall Textiles, by Santina M. Levey.
Tours one of England's most important Elizabethan mansions focusing on
its world famous collection of superb 16th and 17th century textiles, 
describing their origins, and charting the history of the house through
inventories, letters , and personal reminiscences. 100 illus., 81 color,
112 pages, National Trust. 8 1/4 by 11. Import. Pub at $35. $24.50
*094552 (Hardwick Hall is where Elizabeth I lived for a while I think.)

Dress and Decoration of the Middle Ages, by Henry Shaw. Originally
published in 1858, reproductions of Shaw's original hand-colored
watercolor plates, depict the fashions of the royal , political, and 
ecclesiastical citizens of the period, accompanied by biographies of 
the major monarchs, and discussion of how court life and style varied
from country to country. Well illus. in color. 192 pages. First Glance.
9x12 $24.95  

Classic Textile Designs, as above, is $14.95 from Hamilton. 301353. 

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