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eBook Oriental Carpets and Their Structure: Highlights from the V A Collections ePub

by Jennifer Wearden,Ian Thomas

  • ISBN: 1851774106
  • Category: Crafts and Hobbies
  • Subcategory: Hobby
  • Author: Jennifer Wearden,Ian Thomas
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: V & A Publications (July 16, 2007)
  • Pages: 144
  • ePub book: 1677 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1386 kb
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Jennifer Wearden is curator of 20th-century European textiles in the Department of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion of the Victoria & Albert Museum and has been responsible for many of the oriental carpets in the collection.

Jennifer Wearden is curator of 20th-century European textiles in the Department of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion of the Victoria & Albert Museum and has been responsible for many of the oriental carpets in the collection. She is co-author of three other V&A publications: Samplers (1999); Ottoman Embroidery (2001) and Dress in Detail from around the World (2002).

Oriental carpets have always been prized in the West as luxury items, and an understanding of their structure is essential to a proper appreciation of them. This work covers the history of carpets in the West, and then goes on to explore weaving methods and patterns. Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Alibris Indigo Better World Books IndieBound. Hardcover, 144 pages.

Carpets and Their Structure : Highlights from the Victoria and Albert Collection.

Oriental Carpets and Their Structure : Highlights from the Victoria and Albert Collection. Oriental carpets have always been prized in the West as luxurious and beautiful objects, but understanding their structure is essential to fully appreciating them. This book showcases 100 superb examples from the Victoria and Albert Museum's outstanding collection, which represents all the major carpet-weaving traditions from China to Turkey and is of great interest to today's many collectors and connoisseurs of these precious works.

Carpets and Their Structure : Highlights from the V & A Collection

Oriental Carpets and Their Structure : Highlights from the V & A Collection. By (author) Jennifer Wearden. A short introduction covers the history of carpets in the West, from the 16th century when they became synonymous with wealth and fashionable living, and were often included in the portraits of the day. In the nineteenth century they were reappraised as examples of good design, and seen as a source of inspiration for the creative industries.

A short introduction covers the history of carpets in the West, from the 16th century when they became synonymous with wealth and fashionable living, and were often included in the portraits of the day.

Ajmar-Wollheim, Marta and Flora Dennis, At Home in Renaissance Italy, London: V&A Publishing, 2006.

Are you sure you want to remove Oriental Carpets and Their Structure from your list? . Highlights from the V&A Collection. Published October 29, 2003 by Victoria & Albert Museum.

Are you sure you want to remove Oriental Carpets and Their Structure from your list? Oriental Carpets and Their Structure.

EAN/UPC/ISBN Code 9781851774104. Brand V & a Publications. Author Jennifer Wearden. Producer V&A Publications. Weight 851 gr. Pages 144. Year of production 2003. Book Иностранные языки.