Category: Textiles


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Textile Designs of Japan - Vol I

By: Abe, Kojiro (foreword)

Price: £69.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, Japanese Textile Color Design Center: 1959

Seller ID: 004840

Condition: Good

NB: Vol I only. Dark brown buckram with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with a 5 inch vertical repaired tear to front cover of jacket, and light sunning to spine. 84pp. text plus 160 b/w and 24 colour plates. This book is the first volume of a three volume survey of rich and varied Japanese textile designs classified into three groups: designs of free style, designs of geometrical arrangement and designs of the Ryukus and the Ainu. Volume I (this book) contai... View more info

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Pillow Lace in the East Midlands

By: Freeman, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wardown Park, Luton, Luton Museum & Art Gallery: 1958

Seller ID: 004948

Condition: Good

Card covers. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners address label on reverse of front cover. 51pp. 17 b/w plates and several b/w diagrams within text. This handbook deals with the cottage industry of pillow lacemaking in the East Midlands. It is divided into two sections, the first describes the history of the industry and the second, the methods of manufacture. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info