Aegean Legacies: Greek Island Embroideries From The Ashmolean Museummbroideries from the Greek islands dazzle with their bright colours and charming motifs. This publication reveals little-known pieces from the Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, newly photographed and published here for t..
African Apparel: Threaded Transformations across the 20th CenturyAccompanies a major exhibition at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College (18 January-15 May 2020)Essential reading for those interested in African textiles, jewelry, clothing, history, and cultural studiesIncludes unpublished ar..
African Textiles: The Karun Thakar CollectionThis book offers a fascinating journey through the history and culture of textiles in Africa drawn from the private collection of Karun Thakar, widely considered to be one of the best in the world. This collection of rare and exquisite textiles from Centr..
Balandran, The Giles W. Mead and Parry Mead Murray Collection of Aymara Ponchos The weavings of the Aymara People in Bolivia include many different styles and types. This catalogue focuses specifically on the large Balandrán Ponchos of the 18th and 19th Century. Although Ponchos had been used b..
Barron & Larcher Textile DesignersThe story of pioneering modernist designer-makers Phylis Barron and Dorothy LarcherExplores how Barron and Larcher built a hand-printed textile business that counted Coco Chanel and the Duke of Westminster among its clientsIncludes historic and contemporary illu..
Christian Dior: The Spirit of PerfumesThis volume showcases the perfumes of Christian Dior against the backdrop of his life―the Belle Epoque of his youth, the “Roaring Twenties” of his young adulthood and the postwar period of his success as a fashion designer and perfumer. From 1946, before his fir..
Christopher Dresser TextilesA significant collection of textile works from a prolific yet often-overlooked designer, whose influence is felt to this dayDresser stands out among his contemporaries, both for his efforts to make good designs affordable and his embracing of mechanisationWritten by a ren..
Costumes and Textiles of Awadh: From the Era of Nawabs to Modern TimesAwadh has historically been among the most important regions in India, politically, religiously and socially, and holds a vital position with respect to the development of Indian fashion. As such, fashion and history are not mutua..
Denver Art Museums: Collection Highlights Published to celebrate the opening of the Denver Art Museum’s newly renovated campusFeaturing highlights from a collection of over 70,000 worksPublished to celebrate the opening of the Denver Art Museum’s newly renovated campus, this stunning volume hig..
Design Engineering : Sustainable and HolisticThe book describes the potential of both design objects and concepts, as well as design as a process, with a strong focus on the process of design engineering in the past, present and future. The book makes a stance by referring to historic and current de..
Explorers, First Collectors and Traders of Textiles : From Egypt of the 1st millennium ADIts dry climate means that Egypt boasts an exceptionally rich heritage of preserved ancient textiles. Since 1996, the international research group Textiles from the Nile Valley has been studying these Roman, Byz..