Titles Received

  1. Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar

    Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000

    Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000 by Roderick Kiracofe Unconventional & Unexpected: Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000 is a stunning collection of approximately 150 quirky, eccentric, maverick and extraordinary quilts made predominantly by anonymous quilters in the United States during the last half of the 20th century. Collected by renowned quilt authority… Read more »

  2. Chinese Art Close Up Michaelson Portal

    Chinese Art: Close-Up

    Chinese Art: Close-Up by Carol Michaelson and Jane Portal Beautifully illustrated with an array of Chinese art, this book offers a closer look at the rich variety of styles, decoration, motifs and patterns and the sheer craftsmanship of Chinese culture. The book is arranged thematically and opens by taking a look at the essential nature… Read more »

  3. Secrets of Tibetan Weaving: The Greensmith Collection

    Secrets of Tibetan Weaving: The Greensmith Collection

    Secrets of Tibetan Weaving: The Greensmith Collection by Karma Trinley Darchen A collection of Tibetan carpets and textiles with illustrations of weavers and dyers. Paperback: 128 pages Publisher: The Greensmith Collection; 3rd edition (2013) Language: English ASIN: B00CDZ8ZCA

  4. Sacred Stitches Rachel Boak

    Sacred Stitches: Ecclesiastical Textiles in the Rothschild Collection

    Sacred Stitches: Ecclesiastical Textiles in the Rothschild Collection by Rachel Boak Sacred Stitches accompanied an exhibition that assembled for the first time fragments of opulent and unique ecclesiastical textiles drawn from the stored collections at Waddesdon Manor, the astonishing Renaissance-style château that is one of the rare survivors of the splendour of the goût Rothschild. Dating… Read more »

  5. Ming: Art, People and Places

    Ming: Art, People and Places

    Ming: Art, People and Places by Jessica Harrison-Hall The Ming dynasty (1368-1644) is regarded as China’s golden age, equivalent in British history to the Elizabethan era. Through the themes of people and places and a wealth of objects, this beautifully illustrated little book provides a concise and fascinating introduction to the Ming period. The colourful… Read more »

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    Sonia Delaunay: Fashion & Fabrics

    Sonia Delaunay: Fashion & Fabrics by Jacques Damase The Russian-born artist Sonia Delaunay, who with her husband, Robert Delaunay, was a leading light of the Cubist splinter group Orphism, branched out after the First World War into a distinctive career of her own. Between 1920 and 1930, a decade full of activity and success, she… Read more »

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    Carpets of the Art Deco Era

    Carpets of the Art Deco Era by Susan Day and Yves Mikaeloff  The design revolutions of the early 20th century were woven into the very fabric of the carpets and rugs of that era. Carpets of the Art Deco Era, previously published as Art Deco and Modernist Carpets and now reissued in PLC, is the first in-depth history… Read more »

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    Ages of Sarasa

    Ages of Sarasa is the catalogue to accompany the current exhibition at the Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan. It contains an introduction and essay ‘The Names of Trade Textiles in 17th and 18th Century Records: What Exactly Were Salpicado, Gingham and Sacerguntes?’ by curator Iwanaga Etsuko. An essay by Shoji Sachiko- ‘Are National Costumes Trade Textiles?: An… Read more »

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    Armenian Rugs and Textiles: An Overview of Examples from Four Centuries

    Armenian Rugs and Textiles: An Overview of Examples from Four Centuries is the catalogue for an exhibition of rugs from public and private collections in the Republic of Armenia, the USA, France, Switzerland and Austria, organised by the Armenian Rug Society as part of the ICOC Tour Vienna-Budapest, September  2014. Includes an introductory message from… Read more »

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    Richard Tuttle: I Don’t Know, or the Weave of Textile Language

    Richard Tuttle: I Don’t Know, or the Weave of Textile Language, edited by Richard Tuttle, Magnus af Petersens and Achim Borchardt-Hume, October 2014. I Don’t Know. The Weave of Textile Language is a unique project by the renowned US artist Richard Tuttle (b.1941), who came to prominence in the 1960s and has become revered for his… Read more »


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