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"This publication is issued on the occasion of an exhibition of fourteen examples from the tapestry collection of Louis XIV, held at the Getty Center from December 15, 2015, to May 1, 2016"--Provided by publisher.
The V&A has the world's most important collection of nineteenth-century temple hangings from South India, but only one of the smaller pieces has ever been published. For the first time these amazing objects have been documented and made public.
By David Weir
Setting out to celebrate, document and discuss the work and role of an international tapestry workshop, Dovecot Studios, since its foundation in Edinburgh in 1912, this groundbreaking publication uniquely explores the artistic value, nature and identity of tapestry through both images, essays and the commentaries of weavers, artists and patrons.
This groundbreaking book documents the fascinating history of quilt and patchwork production. The hidden histories and personal narratives of some of the most evocative objects in the V&A's collection are revealed in this lavishly illustrated book.
A follow up to "Masters: Art Quilts". Part of the "Masters" series, this title features 12 pieces of work each from of 40 of the world's leading art quilters. It encompasses the leading trends in art-quilt techniques, materials, styles and themes, including portraiture, nature, abstraction, realism and political commentary.
By Sheila Paine
Examines the symbolism behind the motifs and patterns of embroidered textiles, from Ghanaian patchwork banners to Egyptian headshawls. This guide is suitable for those who are interested in textiles, costume or craft.