Tapestries, hangings & quilts

    Amish Quilts: Crafting an American Icon

    By Janneken Smucker

    Paperback £14.46

    By thoroughly examining all of these aspects, Amish Quilts is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history of these beautiful works.

    Barberini Tapestries

    By James Harper

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    Woven Gold - Tapestries of Louis XIV

    By Charissa Bremer-David

    Hardback Save £2.79 = £32.21

    "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.

    Kalamkari Temple Hangings

    By Anna L. Dallapiccola

    Hardback £32.21

    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.

    Amish Quilts: Crafting an American Icon

    By Janneken Smucker

    Hardback Save £2.04 = £20.46

    By thoroughly examining all of these aspects, Amish Quilts is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history of these beautiful works.

    Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

    By Grayson Perry

    Hardback Save £0.24 = £17.75

    Published on the occasion of the 2013 UK touring exhibition, 'The Vanity of Small Differences', organised by the Arts Council Collection.

    The Art of Modern Tapestry: Dovecot Studios Since 1912

    By David Weir

    Hardback Save £8.79 = £36.21

    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.

    Quilts 1700-2010: Hidden Histories Untol

    Paperback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    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.

    Masters: Art Quilts, Vol. 2: Major Works by Leading Artists

    By Ray Hemachandra

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    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.

    Embroidered Textiles: A World Guide to Traditional Patterns

    By Sheila Paine

    Paperback Save £5.12 = £13.83

    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.

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