Textile artworks

    Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean

    Hardback £39.90

    Twenty-one papers on the role of textiles in ancient religion in Greece, Italy, The Levant and the Near East. Examines the topics of textile production in sanctuaries, the use of textiles as votive offerings and ritual dress using epigraphy, literary sources, iconography and the archaeological material itself.


    By Orla Kiely

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A new 'midi'-format edition of internationally renowned designer Orla Kiely's bestselling guide to pattern.

    Tribal Rugs

    By Brian Macdonald

    Hardback Save £17.52 = £32.43

    New edition of the seminal work on this subject contains new high quality photographs. Written by a renowned expert who boasts unparalleled insight into the weaving process and the meanings behind the complex motifs within the rugs.

    Radical Decadence

    By Julia Skelly

    Paperback £17.45

    This pioneering book explores the notion of 'radical decadence' as concept, aesthetic and lived experience, and as an analytical framework for the study of contemporary feminist textile art. Gendered discourses of decadence that perpetuate anxieties about women's power, consumption and pleasure are deconstructed through images of drug use, female sexuality...

    Barberini Tapestries

    By James Harper

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas

    By Jennifer Reynolds-Kaye

    Paperback Save £0.39 = £18.60

    Small-Great Objects presents a remarkable look into the art-collecting practices of two of modern art's most widely influential figures, Anni 1899-1994 and Josef 1888-1976 Albers. Their impressive collection of over 1,400 objects from Latin America, namely Mexico and Peru, represents a conscious endeavor that goes well beyond that of a...

    Tribal Textiles from Southwest China: Threads from Misty Lands: The Philippe Fatin Collection

    By Catherine Bourzat

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    Philippe Fatin is a traveller, photographer and collector who has established a world-class collection of tribal textiles from southern China.

    English Medieval Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum

    Hardback £36.46

    "Published to accompany the exhibition Opus anglicanum: masterpieces of English medieval embroidery, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1 October 2016-5 February 2017"--Colophon.

    Designing Textiles in the Mid-Twentieth Century

    By Rosemary Sassoon

    Paperback Save £1.52 = £8.43

    A book specialising in the textile designs of the 1950s and 1960s

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