Author:Schoeser, Mary; Rufey, Celia

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English and American Textiles: From 1790 to the Present

By: Schoeser, Mary; Rufey, Celia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291184

ISBN: 0500014736

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket flap edges very faintly toned. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. 1989 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Here is a lavish pictorial celebration of two centuries of furnishing textile design, charting the changing tastes and technical innovations of succeeding decades from 1790 to the present day. The authors look at both the styles of the grand interior and at the textiles that were available for the average home. Copious illustrations of the fabrics themselves are supplemented with pictures of rooms, showing how they were used at windows, on floors, and in upholstery; while ... View more info