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Fabulous Barkcloth : Home Decorating Textiles from the 30s, 40s, and 50s - FEHLING LORETTA SMITH

Fabulous Barkcloth

Home Decorating Textiles from the 30s, 40s, and 50s

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This volume pictorially documents many of the outstanding textiles used in homes from the 1930s to the 1950s. Barkcloth, a type of dense, textured cotton weave, was often used in draperies or slipcovers of the era. In recent years, barkcloth has enjoyed a renaissance, now seen covering photo albums, hat boxes, vintage luggage, lampshades, purses, and pillows. More and more modern designers are using vintage barkcloth as inspiration for today's textiles. With over 200 color photographs, this book showcases the beautiful array of patterns, colors, and motifs used on authentic, old barkcloth. It is a valuable resource for designers and all who enjoy these wonderful fabrics._x000D_ AUTHOR: Loretta Smith Fehling began collecting vintage textiles in the 1970s. Her love of vintage textiles led her to design and make one-of-a-kind articles of clothing, which she sells at art festivals around the country.

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Contributorsp. 7
Pricingp. 7
Introductionp. 8
Beautiful Bouquetsp. 11
Hibiscusp. 23
Fabulous Floralsp. 29
Basic Blackp. 47
Stylish Swags & Plumesp. 57
Fronds & Foliagep. 61
Stripesp. 73
Stylized Leaves & Blossomsp. 87
Geometricsp. 95
Can't Forget the Cowboyp. 105
Respect, Restore, Recyclep. 109
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ISBN: 9780764308376
ISBN-10: 0764308378
Series: Schiffer Design Book
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st January 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.66